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Free black woman's voice is still clear, 150 years after Civil War era

In them, Emilie Davis, a young housekeeper and seamstress, chronicles her life as a free black woman in Philadelphia during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Villanova University, Pennsylvania State University

Yesterday | EETimes

Samsung Funds III-V FinFETs in US Lab

Samsung is funding Pennsylvania State University researchers working to fabricate III-V indium gallium arsenide FinFETs for possible use at the 7nm node.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University

Yesterday | Townhall

The Fight Against Political Correctness

The political correctness movement has spun out of control at schools nationwide.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Opinion

Yesterday | BioMed Central

BMC Ecology image competition 2014: the winning images

Department of Entomology and Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, State College, Pennsylvania, USA The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marine News

Navy Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Delivery Milestone

Commander, Submarine Development Squadron 5 , Detachment UUV, informs of the delivery of Large Training Vehicle 38 , an unmanned undersea vehicle , which makes LTV 38 the first UUV to join the vehicle inventory used by detachment UUV at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

GAA hailed for helping young people develop

Pictured at the UNESCO Symposium on Youth Civic Engagement and Leadership through Sport and Recreation at Croke Park was Foroige delegates Natalie Ward from Mullingar, Anna Rose Kennedy from Shillelagh Wicklow and Rowena Malee from Kiltimagh Mayo.


Cuts to US health research funding will hurt the country: PennLive letters

The National Institutes of Health is the nation's premier biomedical science agency.


Related Topix: Opinion

The First Post

After Rotherham, should it be mandatory to report abuse fears?

As the police and local authorities stand accused of failing to protect more than 1,400 children in Rotherham, the former director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer has called for the introduction of mandatory reporting of suspected abuse.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University

Sorting out circulating tumor cells in the blood with sound waves

This microfluidic device uses sound waves to sort tumor from white-blood cells as they flow through the channel from left to right A research team has developed a device that could be used to detect the extremely rare tumor cells that circulate in cancer patients' blood, helping doctors predict whether a tumor is going to spread.


Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Jack Crean

Jack was a 2014 graduate of State College High School. While attending high school, he was the president of the Little Lions Stock Fund and accounting manager at the Roar Store, played two years of junior varsity lacrosse, and was a member of the DECA team.


Related Topix: State College, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The York Daily Record

Manufacturers' Association names new executive director

Palisin joins the York-based non-profit from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, where he was ombudsman to the manufacturing and life sciences industries.


Related Topix: York, PA, New Cumberland, PA, Pennsylvania State University

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Ribbon-cutting set for Penn State Mont Alto veterans center

MONT ALTO >> Penn State Mont Alto will celebrate the opening of its new Veterans Center at 2 p.m. Sept.


Related Topix: Mont Alto, PA, Penn State Mont Alto, Spring House, PA, US Military, Letterkenny Army Depot, US Army, Opinion

Bioscience Technology

Sorting Cells with Sound Waves

Researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a new way to separate cells by exposing them to sound waves as they flow through a tiny channel.


Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania State University, Materials Science, Science, University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Penn State in Ireland, Kipona, Marching Band Brawl, high school football: things to know

The Fitzsimons Hotel in theTemple Bar district of Dublin advertises "5 floors of Penn State fun" in anticipation of the Penn State-University of Central Florida football game on Aug. 30. The Nittany Lions will be on their way to Ireland tonight.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

The Citizens' Voice

Penn State president skeptical of salary information requests

Bringing academic salary information under the state Right to Know Law could end up making payroll costs more expensive, Pennsylvania State University's new president said Monday.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Archbald, PA, Temple University, University of Pittsburgh

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Professor Breaks Down Why He Believes America's University...

Colleges and universities have long been criticized by conservatives for being bastions of liberal perspective.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Daily News Flash with Courtney Morris on Libya Airport Takeover,...

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: A group of militants has taken over the airport in Libya's capital, Tripoli, declaring a new state.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Terrorism, Francois Hollande


Pennsylvania student dies in fall from crane on college campus

Authorities in Pennsylvania said Sunday they were trying to determine whether a freshman at Penn State University fell or jumped to his death from a crane on a construction site on the State College campus.


Related Topix: Boalsburg, PA


Newly Discovered Hot Springs Bacteria Can Use...

Image Caption: This is a close view of a benthic microbial mat community at the LaDuke hot spring in Gardiner, Montana near Yellowstone National Park, showing cyanobacteria and other chlorophototrophic bacteria.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Gardiner, MT, UC Davis

Erie Times News

Penn St. ex-officials' case moves along under seal

The criminal case against three former Pennsylvania State University administrators has been conducted under strict court secrecy for the past six months, with the judge sealing all filings -- including a news organization's effort to force them into the open.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Dauphin County, PA, Baldwin, PA