Media Highlights

Media Highlights

4/24/13

On Wednesday, a long-vacant Philadelphia building will begin a new life as headquarters of the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub, a U.S. innovation center run by Penn State.

4/23/13

This year, Penn State claims a first for turfgrass programs. The superintendents of the courses hosting the three U.S. majors are graduates.

4/22/13

Although not part of the study, Penn State climatologist Michael Mann said that it "adds to the growing body of scientific evidence" that warming began even earlier.

4/22/13

Lab studies on animals with asthma have shown that exercise appears to reduce the severity and frequency of attacks, says Timothy Craig, Penn State Hershey immunologist.

4/21/13

Such sibling terrorism plotting, which is particularly difficult for law enforcement personnel to detect, has precedents, said Penn State's John Horgan, ICST director.

4/18/13

The NASA-led project, involving a 2003 graduate of Penn State Erie, discovered five planets orbiting the star Kepler-62 that lies 1,000 light-years from Earth.

4/17/13

Happiness clubs at places like Penn State, with its Clown Nose Club, seek to take "positive social risks" to foster and spread goodwill.

4/17/13

MADD is warning teens' parents that drunk driving is not the only underage drinking concern; Rob Turrisi, behavioral health and prevention professor, urges parent talks.

4/17/13

Translational research wins in Obama’s budget, but its economic value remains uncertain. Irwin Feller, a science economist at Penn State, is quoted.

4/16/13

“There’s definitely a place for popular names and informal names; sometimes they can make it into the literature,” said astronomer Jason T. Wright, exoplanet researcher.

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