Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 5/11/15

    Hydrologist Tess Russo says the California drought could lead to more earthquakes. Earth's drying crust is rising its mantle, releasing pressure on the San Andreas Fault.

  • 5/11/15

    It sounds counterintuitive, but a study finds that “crushable” concrete has a place in barriers and safety systems designed to protect structures against terror attacks.

  • 5/10/15

    With Altoona's roots in the railroad, it was only fitting that the first rail transportation engineering class in the nation would graduate from Penn State Altoona.

  • 5/8/15

    President Barron told trustees that fall applications passed last year's record of 126,450; online programs and funded faculty research saw double-digit percent growth.

  • 5/9/15

    Evolutionary psychologist Marissa Harrison conducted a published study of female serial killers, part of a small but growing body of research into the subject.

  • 5/11/15

    Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences Nichola Gutgold considers the impact that a presidential candidacy can have on one who chooses to run, even if unsuccessful.

  • 5/7/15

    If you’re not sure if you have broadleaf weeds, check out this database from Penn State to help you identify them.

  • 5/7/15

    Penn State Law launched the new clinic to provide hands-on practice for law students as they represent veterans and current service members and their unique legal issues.

  • 5/7/15

    Associate Professor Ling Rothrock identified that gamification was not making the same impact in education as the business world, so he innovated an engineering class.

  • 5/7/15

    Obesity and depression — not only lack of sleep — are underlying causes for regular drowsiness, according to College of Medicine researchers.

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