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3 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

How the 'squirrel whisperer' became a hit

A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy."


Related Topix: State College, PA, Weird

7 hrs ago |

Penn State to Hold Memorial for Terrell Jones, Educational Equity Vice Provost

Jones, who served as vice provost for educational equity at Penn State and a well-known expert on diversity issues, died Aug. 19. He was 64. Jones was frequently sought to speak publicly about diversity issues and was "known in higher education for his unique agenda and knack for teaching people how to appreciate diversity," according to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Service, MS, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University

9 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Study to look at financial impact of Marcellus Shale gas boom

Researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps children and families in regions where companies are drilling.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, New York University

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Algonquin graduates achieve college degrees

Emily C Rutan graduated magna cum laude from Penn State University in May. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, competed with the Club Gymnastics team for four years, and was a biochemistry and molecular biology major in the Eberly College of Science.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Tufts University, Yale University

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Six more apply as deadline looms for FSU's top job

The search for Florida State University's next president has so far attracted six new hopefuls since getting tangled earlier this year over the desire of a powerful state senator for the job.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Rick Scott, US Governors, University of Southern California, Tallahassee, FL

Holtville Tribune

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Penn State

Police investigate report of attempted sexual assault

Penn State University Police are investigating an attempted sexual assault, reported to have occurred between 11:41 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, and 1:02 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, somewhere near Beaver Stadium and Medlar Field, near the intersection of Curtin and Porter roads.


Related Topix: State College, PA

Penn State Reaches Milestone in Conversion to Cleaner Energy

Photo by Patrick Mansell/Penn State University Contractors discuss and coordinate every step in the removal of 50 year old boilers at Penn State's power plant.


Related Topix: University-Park, PA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

The News Item

St. Ambrose School celebrates 100th anniversary

The first class motto was, "Study not for the present but for the future," and after a century, that motto still applies for the students, faculty, staff and administration.


Related Topix: Pottsville, PA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Schuylkill County, PA, Lake Wynonah, PA, Temple University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Fiore marks 60th anniversary

Frustrated by periodic furloughs from his job as a pipe fitter for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Leonard S. Fiore Sr. started a small construction company in Altoona in 1954.


Related Topix: Loretto, PA, Juniata College, University-Park, PA

Mexico Will Be Taking More US Natural Gas

I am Principal at JTC Energy Research Associates, LLC. I hold a B.A. in Political Science from Penn State University, with a minor in Statistical Analysis.


Related Topix: Saint Francis University, Department of Energy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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


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


The Fight Against Political Correctness

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


Related Topix: Pennsylvania State University, Opinion

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