Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 5/11/14

    We asked three experts to weigh in on the role MOOCs could play in the future of higher education, and how MOOCs might change the way we think about college.

  • 5/15/14

    Co-author Douglas Kennett, environmental archaeologist, and his team studied teeth of newly discovered skeleton "Naia" to help determine her age and genetic connections.

  • 5/16/14

    Penn State psychologist Janet Swim, who studies climate change communication, says reform solutions at the Goldilocks scale — viable and credible — have the best chance.

  • 5/14/14

    During National Small Business Week, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield recall how they learned to make their famous ice cream — from a $5 Penn State correspondence course.

  • 5/14/14

    Military researchers including Adm. David Titley, director of Penn State's Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, say climate change is a global conflict risk.

  • 5/13/14

    Several national media outlets have turned to expert glaciologist Sridhar Anandakrishnan, who called results of a recent NASA study "an amazingly distressing situation."

  • 5/11/14

    Erika Saunders' study suggests doctors who work with patients with bipolar disorder should keep in mind that those people are also at high risk for migraine headaches.

  • 5/12/14

    Although there's a thrill to chasing a tornado, the point of the exercise is for the future meteorologists to learn. They want to see what they've learned play out.

  • 5/9/14

    A team of Penn State students has won a national Department of Energy contest for designing and building the best small wind turbine, and also won the best pitch award.

  • 5/8/14

    Researchers led by Konstantin Getman have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and infrared telescopes to advance understanding of star clusters' formation.