Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 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.

  • 5/1/13

    For a semester, graduating seniors in Penn State Greater Allegheny's business program conducted a detailed analysis on reality TV's "Farm Kings" farm owners' operations.

  • 5/1/13

    Penn State University is funneling $20 million into its online learning academy and hopes to nearly quadruple enrollment.

  • 5/1/13

    Greg Krawczyk, entomologist at Penn State's Fruit Research and Extension Center, talks about the scientific quest to manage the brown marmorated stink bug.

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