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2 hrs ago | LiveScience

Coral Miles Away Still Show Effects Years After BP Oil Spill

Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Cameras

6 hrs ago | The Lantern

Ohio State Planetarium gets new director

Wayne Schlingman was announced to fill the role in a Wednesday release on an OSU website.


Related Topix: Astronomy, University of Arizona

6 hrs ago |

Girl Scouts of OC - August Kick Off 2014 - Leaders Learn and Network

Every year Girl Scouts of Orange County hosts a fun and informative event for leaders and organizations that supports Girl Scout activities .


Related Topix: Orange County, CA, UC Irvine, Pennsylvania State University

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Findings from Pennsylvania State University in the Area of...

Shared environments are pervasive in the real world and hence the way of managing such environments will impact on not only quality of life but also business competitiveness."


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Science, Computer Science

15 hrs ago | Times Observer

Robert Brumagim

Robert Thayer Brumagim, 82, of Newburg, PA, died on July 28, 2014 in his home after a long battle with throat cancer.


Related Topix: Newburg, PA, Warren, PA, Gettysburg College

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Jack W. Ogden

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Lloyd Warren and Margaret Miriam Ogden. He married Margaret Iva Sharbaugh of Altoona on June 25, 1949, and she preceded him in death on June 9, 1994.


Related Topix: Willoughby, OH

Daily Kos

BP oil blowout negatively affected corals more than previously thought

Two Paramuricea sp. from MC344 in November 2011 with apparently healthy and visibly unhealthy and dead portions of the colonies apparent.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University

Lawmakers, universities can't let the dream of an affordable higher education slip away: Editorial

It's one of the most cherished myths in America: The self-made man - or woman - who puts themselves on the road to success by working their way through college.


Related Topix: University-Park, PA, University of Pittsburgh, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Dairy Foods

News about dairy industry people

The Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, Madison, elected its 2015 officers at its annual meeting in July.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Agriculture, Science, Pennsylvania State University


Scientists Discover New Coral Communities...

Image Caption: A colony of coral from a newly discovered coral community with attached anemones and brittle stars from a site 6 km from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

Tue Jul 29, 2014


New network unites university health care research

Four major health institutions, including Penn State College of Medicine, have jointly received nearly $7 million to develop and expand a health data research network.


Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, Johns Hopkins University

Marine News

The Landing School Names Schuhmann President

The Landing School's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has named the 4th President of the Landing School.



Michael A. Obenski, DVM

Born and raised in Hatboro, Pa., Dr. Michael A. Obenski wanted to become a veterinarian at age 11. He accomplished it in 1972 by graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.


Related Topix: Hatboro, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University

Summit County Voice

Environment: More signs of coral damage from BP's 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster

Oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster soiled seafloor corals more than 12 miles from the spill site, Penn State University researchers said after doing a detailed survey of the area.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Motorcycle USA

Rattlesnake National Enduro Results 2014

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Related Topix: Cross Fork, PA, Motorcycles

Penn State nursing professor presents at ADA's 74th Scientific Sessions

Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Miriam Stirl endowed term professor of nutrition, professor of nursing of children, and assistant dean for community engagement, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Penn., presented on the increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes in children at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions in ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Diabetes, Health, Pennsylvania State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Five Pennsylvania Congressmen Ask NCAA to Overturn Penn State Sanctions

Five of the 18-member Pennsylvania congressional delegation asked the NCAA to overturn unprecedented sanctions leveled against Penn State University's football program.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Doyle, Representative Charles Dent, Democrat

Susquehanna Chorale hires first executive director

Donald Cramer, 44, of Derry Township, is the Susquehanna Chorale's first executive director in its 33-year history.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania


Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. Appoints To Board Of Directors

Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics related to endoplasmic reticulum stress, cell cycle dysregulation, neurodegeneration and apoptosis, today announced the appointment of Donald D. Huffman to the Company's Board of Directors, where he will chair ... (more)


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


The bride is a 1997 graduate of Greater Nanticoke Area School District. She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education at King's College and her master's degree at Wilkes University.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wilkes University, Pennsylvania State University, Ocean City, MD