Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 8/17/14

    The College of Medicine received a $1 million grant from the AMA to design a new curriculum that would reshape medical education — one of 11 schools selected out of 120.

  • 8/18/14

    The Penn State Millennium Scholars Program is designed to inspire academically strong high school seniors from diverse backgrounds to apply for doctoral STEM degrees.

  • 8/17/14

    To build muscle, which helps you lose weight: A Penn State study on the benefits of cardio versus strength training notes those lifting weights lost almost all fat.

  • 8/14/14

    Glacier expert Richard Alley, who wasn’t part of the study, says it "makes perfect sense," noting he believes authors quantified what most scientists would have expected.

  • 8/12/14

    Many researchers assume functional MRI signals reflect neural activity, says neuroscientist Patrick Drew. The study results call for more caution in reading brain scans.

  • 8/14/14

    Diane Felmlee, a sociology professor, researched and identified five situations in which "fatal attraction" patterns emerge and suck the joy out of a loving relationship.

  • 8/10/14

    Down water to quell your appetite: Truth. One Penn State study found that eating a broth-based soup before lunch reduced total caloric intake for the meal by 20 percent.

  • 8/11/14

    There's a bias that refurbished products are "dirty" or "disgusting" for many people, despite sterilization, according to a new study from the Smeal College of Business.

  • 8/7/14

    Sports, still positioned as a male domain, has men as default experts, says Marie Hardin, dean and sports media expert. Women's numbers are too low to change sentiment.

  • 8/6/14

    Scientists and courts are debating the topic; veterinarian David Wolfgang, College of Agricultural Sciences, says most antibiotic resistance issues are from people's use.