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34 min ago | PennLive.com
State College is oi nce again attempting to tone down the volume on its booming - and boisterous - bars in the Penn State University town. State College is once again attempting to tone down the volume on its booming - and sometimes boisterous - bars in the hard-partying Penn State University town.
4 hrs ago | ABA Journal
A suspended law student has filed a federal civil rights suit against Pennsylvania State University's Dickinson Law School and three administrators. Nicole Suissa contends in the suit that the law school unfairly pressured her not to assert her rights and didn't follow its own required procedures in improperly disciplining her for a claimed honor code violation.
9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
A decadelong intervention program for troubled youth lowered the rate of serious crimes as adults. But results were mixed on other measures, including high school graduation and employment.
12 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff came out Monday directing pointed questions to Sen. John Thrasher, an influential political figure who is the lone non-academic finalist for the job of Florida State University president. During on-campus forums that are part of the presidential selection process, students and faculty often expressed a lack of trust in Thrasher, long considered the front runner for the university job.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
PA State Police are still searching for the unknown shooter who killed one trooper and injured another late Friday evening outside the Blooming Grove barracks in Pike County. The shooter is believed to have laid in wait for the troopers.
A native of Warren, Pa., he was born March 30, 1930, a son of the late El-mer and Dorothea Erickson Lundahl. He graduated from War-ren High School in 1948, Augustana University in 1952, Jamestown Commun-ity College in 1959 and Penn State University in 1961.
Uprising's guest expert Courtney Morris, an assistant professor of African American and women's Studies at Penn State University, analyzes today's news headlines: The Islamic State released yet another gruesome video over the weekend apparently showing the beheading of a British aid worker named David Haines. The video, with a similar setting as earlier beheadings of two journalists, was aimed this time at Britain because of its role in collaborating with the US in the war against ISIS.
Clinical psychologists are being urged by two University of Oregon researchers to recognize the experiences of institutional betrayal so they can better treat their patients and respond in ways that help avoid or repair damaged trust when it occurs in their own institutions. The call to action for clinicians as well as researchers appears in a paper in the September issue of the American Psychologist , the leading journal of the American Psychological Association.
An odd message was posted on former "Paranormal State" star Ryan Buell's Facebook page yesterday. According to the message, it stated that there was a rumor going around that the celebrity ghost hunter had died.
State officials have asked a court to weigh in on a Right to Know request for e-mails exchanged between former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis, Penn State trustees and administrators, and the governor and his aides. The Department of Education asked the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Friday to weigh in on a decision reached by the state's Office of Open Records regarding the e-mails.
Rutgers athletics director Julie Hermann apologized to Penn State AD Sandy Barbour for what she called "regrettable actions of a handful of Rutgers fans'' who had offensive signage and t-shirts related to the Jerry Sandusky pedophile case that created a firestorm on the State College, Pa., campus three years ago. "On behalf of Rutgers University and the Athletic Department, we would like to apologize for the regrettable actions of a handful of Rutgers fans on Saturday that do not convey the message of good, competitive spirit that we look forward to having with our new Big Ten rival Penn State University,'' Hermann said in a statement posted on the school's athletics website Monday.
DOHA: Engineer Saad Sherida Al Kaabi was appointed as Qatar Petroleum's Managing Director at the new Board of Directors first meeting held yesterday at QP headquarters. The meeting was chaired by H E Dr Mohamed bin Saleh Al Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry, and held in the presence of Vice Chairman, H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce, and the Board Members H E Ali Sheriff Al Emadi, the Minister of Finance, Dr Ibrahim Al Ibrahim, Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi, Nasser Khalil Al Jaidah, and Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, Board Member and Managing Director.
As more patients gain direct access to their electronic health records, some radiologists are leading a push to demystify the medical mumbo jumbo those patients will find there. Radiologists, who use imaging techniques such as MRIs, ultrasounds and CT scans, play a critical role in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases.
After writing about recent experiences, people predicted how interested they would be in rereading their own accounts weeks or months into the future. People consistently under-predicted their future interest.
Lebanon County Sheriff Bruce Klingler, center, stands with Deputy Sheriff Christopher R. Duran, left, and Deputy Sheriff Austin L. Carpenter after their graduation last week at the Deputy Sheriff's Training Academy at Penn State University. The 760-hour residency course teaches criminal code, firearm, courthouse security and other training, and is required of all deputy sheriffs who do not have police certification within one year of their hiring.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:31 pm
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