Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 9/9/13

    Penn State's Ed Fuller says research shows that high principal turnover causes higher teacher turnover and smaller gains in academic achievement.

  • 9/14/13

    J. Edward Ketz, an accounting professor at Pennsylvania State University, said the idea of having a confidential filing process is “dead wrong.”

  • 9/11/13

    Courses are important, but internship experience is crucial. Schools such as Penn State offer an internship course students can register for as many times as they'd like.

  • 9/11/13

    Psychologist Mark Greenberg, developer of Paths social-emotional curriculum, says repeatedly practicing noncognitive skills means they gradually become automatic.

  • 9/11/13

    "Assad is going to come out of this stronger," said Flynt Leverett, a former National Security Council official who is now a professor at Penn State.

  • 9/8/13

    Anthropology major Bethany Greene traveled back in time more than 300 years when she took part in Penn State’s Archeological Field School dig at Fort Shirley.

  • 9/10/13

    Polls suggest Americans are largely opposed to military strikes in Syria. A sampling of views includes Emily Reddy of WPSU-FM, who talks to people at University Park.

  • 9/10/13

    Penn State and a pair of small liberal arts colleges in California made some of the biggest gains this year in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings.

  • 9/9/13

    Penn State researchers have unearthed the cranium of a fossil ape (Lufengpithecus) from Shuitangba, a Miocene site in Yunnan Province located in China.

  • 9/5/13

    Anthropologist Nina Jablonski is teaching “Primatology” this year as she re-tools her famous class, “Skin,” to be offered again next fall. (Story links to her TED talk.)

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