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1 hr ago | Food Management

Penn State Adds McAlister's Deli Outlet

McAlister's Deli has signed an agreement with Pennsylvania State University to open a location in the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus in State College, PA.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

5 hrs ago | Photonics Spectra

Blue LEDs Fail Color Differentiation Test

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., and FREMONT, Calif., April 23, 2014 - Not all shades of white are identical, although traditional and some LED lighting can make this difficult to prove.


Related Topix: State College, PA, Pennsylvania State University

6 hrs ago |

New Joe Paterno Statue In State College To Be Fueled By Kickstarter

There will soon be a new Joe Paterno statue in State College. A project known as " Joe's Bench " is seeking to erect a bronze statue of the late Nittany Lions coach sitting on a bench, reading the Aeneid.


15 hrs ago | BioSpace

Her Voice Is Hot - His Is Not, Study

His Is Not Reading, Pa. - Trying to sound sexier? Sorry, guys, it seems you just don't have what it takes.


Related Topix: Reading, PA, Albright College

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Free Republic

Preparing the US military for the 'threat multiplier' of climate change.

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has just completed a series of landmark reports that chronicle an update to the current state of consensus science on climate change.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Military, US Navy, Arizona State University


Governor James Pollock Remembrance Day

The Pennsylvania Senate has adopted a resolution recognizing April 22nd as 'Governor James Pollock Remembrance Day' in the Commonwealth.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Columbia County, PA, Northumberland County, PA

Athens Banner-Herald

Vaccine researcher Biao He named Davison Chair at UGA

Biao He, a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, has been appointed to the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Immunology, Pennsylvania State University


Mysteries of a nearby planetary system's dynamics now are solved

Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved, report authors of a scientific paper to be published by the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in its early online edition on 22 April 2014.


Related Topix: Astronomy


Filling Up on Wellness

Corporate wellness has been getting a bad rap in recent months, from an employee protest over a new wellness program at Penn State University to a number of books and studies suggesting that these efforts do little to control health care costs.


Related Topix: Privacy

The Washington Post

NatCast: Any showers clear out, but winds linger

Matt Rogers is a meteorologist/forecaster for the Capital Weather Gang. From Milford, Delaware, Matt received his bachelor of science in meteorology from Penn State University and his MBA from George Mason University.


Related Topix: Milford, DE, Meteorology, Science, Sports

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Corbett confronts negative ratings

Four years later, Gov. Tom Corbett is campaigning uphill as he seeks a second term as Pennsylvania's chief executive.


Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Muhlenberg College


What Law Schools Can Teach Colleges about Lowering Tuition

Administrators are being forced to cut prices as fewer students apply to law school.


Related Topix: Roger Williams University, Georgetown University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Iowa, Ohio Northern University

Bellingham Herald

Lawmakers broaden push against sex crimes

Unlike the military assault measures, these efforts _ almost all bipartisan _ have gone largely uncelebrated.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Pennsylvania State University

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Yemen Drone Campaign, UAW...

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Yemen Drone Campaign, UAW Vote in Tennessee, and Rubin "Hurricane" Carter's Legacy Uprising's guest expert Courtney Morris, assistant professor of African American and women's Studies at Penn State University and a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice ... (more)


Sys-Con Media

McAlister's Deli to Open at Pennsylvania State University

"As we continue to develop McAlister's Deli nationwide, opening in non-traditional locations like colleges and universities is an important part of our growth strategy.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University

Bangor Daily News

US military is preparing for 'climate change war'

Retired Navy Rear Adm. David Titley also is a meteorologist and he now serves on the faculty at Penn State University.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

TG Daily

Vitamin B3 might have been made in space, delivered to Earth by meteorites

Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by NASA-funded researchers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Pennsylvania State University, Greenbelt, MD

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Class Notes

Franklin said the changes would give the district enough time to delay classes by two hours if needed because of springtime weather, but any more canceled days would require the district to add more days to the end of the school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Albion College, Pennsylvania State University, Western Michigan University, Michigan State University

Florida State case unneeded distraction for Penn State

Current President Rodney Erickson, left, shakes the hand of President elect Eric Barron at the trustees meeting, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in University Park, Pa.


Related Topix: Florida State University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

Warren Washington is an internationally recognized expert on atmospheric science and climate research.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Oregon State University, Pennsylvania State University