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37 min ago | 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, Penn State University Park

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pa. congressmen ask NCAA to drop Penn State sanctions

Five U.S. representatives from Pennsylvania have asked the NCAA to rescind the penalties imposed on Pennsylvania State University for its leaders' handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.


Related Topix: Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Glenn Thompson, US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Penn State University Park

Mon Jul 28, 2014


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, Penn State University Park

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, Penn State University Park, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


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: Penn State University Park, 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, Penn State University Park, Ocean City, MD

Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

Former Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations that Jerry Sandusky might be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park

Francis J. McKibbin Jr., 67, architect

Francis J. McKibbin Jr., 67, of Center City, an architect who served as manager of major building projects in Philadelphia and elsewhere, died Friday, July 18, of sarcoma at Pennsylvania Hospital.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Penn State University Park

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Citizens' Voice


Eric and Mary Tencza of Hanover Township announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessyca Renae to Samuel James Siracuse, son of James and Mary Beth Siracuse of Larksville.


Related Topix: Wedding, Larksville, PA, Nanticoke, PA, Penn State University Park, University of Scranton

Buenos Aires Herald

Two loves

Torey says: "I spent my year abroad in Brazil with the Rotary Club and when I returned to the US, I met a girl from Argentina and fell in love with her.


Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Penn State University Park,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Erie Times News

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Pennsylvania State University president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Nashoba Publishing Online

Sheets, Salokangas wed

Pamela Jean Sheets and Gregory Stuart Salokangas were married June 15, at the Glen Burnie Gardens at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, New Ipswich, NH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

US News & World Report

U.S. News Twitter Chat: How to Develop Good Online Learning Habits

On Thursday, July 31, U.S. News Education a will host a Twitter chat to help students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree online a develop good habits for success.


Related Topix: University of Illinois Springfield, Penn State University Park

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Diversity: Equal access

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York and host of the US television show Cosmos , is arguably one of the best-known scientists in the United States - a success all the more notable given that he is an African American in a field dominated by white men.


Related Topix: African-American, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Stem, NC, Penn State University Park, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Evening Sun

Beard receives national volunteer service award

Timothy D. Beard III, of New Oxford, was recognized recently with a national volunteer service award by the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association at Pennsylvania State University.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Penn State University Park, US Military, US Navy, US News, Pennsylvania

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Erie Times News

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

A son of the late Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park

Science Daily

Report on viruses looks beyond disease

In contrast to their negative reputation as disease causing agents, some viruses can perform crucial biological and evolutionary functions that help to shape the world we live in today, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Penn State University Park, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The American Institute of Architects

AIA Selects Recipients of the Annual Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship

For immediate release: Washington, D.C. - July 22, 2014 - The American Institute of Architects selected ten recipients to receive the 2014 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship.


Related Topix: Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Architectural Design, Arts, Oregon, University of Colorado Denver, Penn State University Park

PhysOrg Weblog

Peer influence more likely to encourage smoking, say sociologists

Adolescents tend to be more powerful in influencing their friends to start smoking than in helping them to quit, according to sociologists.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Penn State University Park, Arizona State University, Nursing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dion Millington to Star as 'Dorothy' in Harlem Rep's the Wiz, Opening 8/22

The Harlem Repertory Theatre's AUDELCO winning multi-media production of the THE WIZ will feature AUDELCO Award-winning singer/actress Dion Millington as Dorothy.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Arts, Dance, Penn State University Park, Theater