Media Highlights

Media Highlights

5/7/13

Kinesiology Ph.D. candidate and study author Riley Sheehan and colleagues examined whether muscles’ metabolic demands contribute to the body's natural stride frequency.

4/18/13

Penn State Behrend alum George Dodworth brought the magic to Tom Cruise's latest film. Dodworth earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the college in 1999.

5/6/13

Sandra Spanier, Hemingway researcher and English professor, has reviewed the latest release of the documents and said they will help biographers and historians.

5/6/13

James L.W. West III, English professor, discusses Chicago's Ginevra King, F. Scott Fitzgerald's lost love and inspiration for Daisy Buchanan in "The Great Gatsby."

5/6/13

There will be no huge atmospheric or climatic shift once carbon dioxide hits 400 ppm, but the milestone has symbolic significance, said climate scientist Michael Mann.

5/4/13

Over the course of evolution, skin color was influenced, among other factors, by our need for healthy bones, explains anthropology professor Nina Jablonski.

5/4/13

This unique group of students finished their degrees online while balancing families and careers.

5/2/13

A parasite, virus, bacteria and pesticides have caused a strange bee disappearance. Penn State bee expert Diana Cox-Foster noted some chemicals harm bees' immune systems.

5/1/13

The growth of sea ice around Antarctica is also a direct response to climate change causing glacial melt elsewhere there, said Penn State geographer Andrew Carleton.

5/2/13

Penn State communications researchers' experiments focused on how humans respond to speech from inanimate "smart objects," capable of talking to users.

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