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8 hrs ago |

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

12 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago |

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Erie Times News

5 questions with Dave Blazek

Dave Blazek nurtured a sense of humor growing up, but it wasn't until he joined the staff of Cathedral Preparatory School's student newspaper that he found a mass outlet for it.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Journalism, Pennsylvania State University

Penn State University student found dead at construction site.

The body of a Penn State University student was found at the HUB-Robeson Center construction site Sunday morning, Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers confirmed Sunday afternoon.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Times-Tribune

People on the Move, Aug. 24, 2014

Michelle Setta, R.N., will serve as the senior living center's director of nursing, where she will direct and supervise all nursing care functions in the Skilled Nursing Unit and ensure quality patient care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Long Term Care, Health, Scranton, PA, University of Scranton

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Conlan Part Of 2014 Class

Frewsburg native and former Penn State University All-American linebacker Shane Conlan will be inducted with other members of the College Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 on Dec. 9 at the National Football Foundation's 57th annual awards dinner.


Related Topix: Frewsburg, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014


New state law requires school coaches to report suspected abuse

School coaches will be required to report suspected child abuse under a new state law drafted in the wake of the 2011 Penn State sex abuse scandal.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Pennsylvania State University

The Orlando Sentinel

Todd Allen Long performs in cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse

Todd Allen Long performs this Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 27-28, in the Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series with his new solo show "How Did I Get Here?" Long was born and raised in Hershey , Pa.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Entertainment