5 hrs ago
Erie Times News
In Brief: New Erie police officer sworn in
Stewart is a graduate of East High School and earned a degree in criminal justice from Pennsylvania State University.
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9 hrs ago
Perceived innocence and unconscious dehumanization of kids based on their color
Black boys are viewed as older, less innocent than whites, research finds. The police are likelier to use force against black children when officers 'dehumanize' blacks, the new study says.
12 hrs ago
Penn State Researchers Develop Tiny Rods That Can Move in Human Cells
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17 hrs ago
Pa. state schools chancellor blasts efforts to break away West Chester University
A proposal that would allow West Chester University and other large schools to withdraw from the state's higher education system could hit students and parents in the pocketbook - and not in a good way, the system's chancellor warned Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Is independent thinking still prized in science? Not on climate change
In February, before the situation in the Ukraine really heated up, Secretary of State John Kerry focused on a hotter issue, making it clear that when it came to saving the earth from human-caused climate change , he and President Obama did not have time for members of the Flat Earth Society.
New group presses for changes at Penn State
A new coalition of Pennsylvania State University alumni, touting a focus on the future rather than the tumultuous recent past, is backing a slate for three seats on the board of trustees.
Erie Times News
Mike McQueary was sexually abused as a child, ESPN reports
Mike McQueary told Pennsylvania State University players in November 2011 that he was sexually abused when he was a child, ESPN the Magazine reported Tuesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Golden Gate Xpress
SF State alumn creates 'social learning network' for students
Eliezer Guerrero is struggling to solve a problem where he must find two vectors on his physics homework.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Former Penn State president Joab Thomas Penn dies
Thomas, of Tuscaloosa, died Monday and his cause of death is unclear. Thomas also served as president of Pennsylvania State University from 1990 to 1995 and chancellor of North Carolina State University.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Erie Times News
New Penn St. president seeks change of focus
Pennsylvania State University's next president is ready for the spotlight to shift away from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal and on to the many things Pennsylvania's largest university has to offer.
Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 3/02/2014
INTO THE WOODS Pennsylvania State University - Pavillion Theatre 2/18-3/4/2014 In Sondheim and Lapine's beloved musical retelling of the Grimm classics, a parade of familiar folktale figures find their way "Into the Woods" and try to get home before dark.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Erie Times News
Democrats vying for lieutenant governor clash on drilling
Six Democrats running for lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania clashed during a debate Saturday in front of the party's liberal activists over whether the state should stop, at least temporarily, drilling in the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation.
Marianne Mooney and Joe Sasfy are smart and savvy investors. But not the kind who haunt the market reports and rub their hands with glee on the way to the bank.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Math Anxiety Could Hurt Health Messaging, Shows Study
Though mathematics is one of the most important inventions in the history of humanity, many humans actually have an aversion to the subject.
Christian Science Monitor
Binge drinking vs. critical thinking
For decades, colleges have tried many ways to prevent students from abusing alcohol.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Pick your favorite flavor
Who can resist an ice cream, even in winter? Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is an American ice cream company with the principal factory in Waterbury Vermont.
Mike Furlough Named Executive Director of HathiTrust
The HathiTrust Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Furlough as the Executive Director of HathiTrust.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
University of Louisville becomes home of International Honor Quilt
University of Louisville Wednesday became home to The International Honor Quilt, an art project consisting of hundreds of quilts and fostered by noted artist, teacher and feminist Judy Chicago.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Real time forecast of Hurricane Sandy had track and intensity accuracy
A real-time hurricane analysis and prediction system that effectively incorporates airborne Doppler radar information may accurately track the path, intensity and wind force in a hurricane, according to Penn State meteorologists.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Students receive $50,000 FVSU scholarships
Kyra Eady remembers the moment she officially became a recipient of a $50,000 scholarship for dual bachelor’s degrees from two different universities.