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Penn State University Park Newswire

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  1. PSU Harrisburg chancellor aims to make mark on school that left a lasting impression on himRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... who is a 1972 Penn State Harrisburg alum and former engineering professor and associate dean at Penn State University Park, visited with PennLive/The Patriot-News' editorial board on Tuesday to introduce himself and share some thoughts about the ...


  2. Bizarre pulsar in deep space is giving off a strange light and scientists don't know whyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    Illustrated GIF showing a neutron star with a circum-pulsar disk. If seen at the proper angle the scattered emission from the inner part of the disk could produce the extended infrared emission observed by astronomers around the neutron star RX J0806.4-4123.


  3. Use state law, curb campus tragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    Over the last year, much of the focus on excessive drinking has been on the criminal prosecution of a group of fraternity brothers at Penn State University over the death of 20-year-old sophomore pledge Timothy Piazza. He died Feb. 4, 2017 from traumatic head injuries after falling in the wake of a vodka-saturated hazing ritual.


  4. Capt. Connor Bednarzyk, 25, Army Ranger and Central Bucks East...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, for Capt. Connor Bednarzyk, 25, a decorated Army Ranger and Central Bucks High School East graduate, who died Friday, Sept.


  5. Scientists Identify 4 Personality Types in New StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Max

    Scientists have used a machine learning algorithm to determine four distinct personality types out data on 1.5 million people. Scientists have identified four personality types based on a new method that examined data sets representing 1.5 million people.


  6. Hubble uncovers never-before-seen features around a neutron starRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: This illustration shows a neutron star with a disk of warm dust that produces an infrared signature as detected by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The disk wasn't directly... view An unusual infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star detected by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope could indicate new features never before seen.


  7. Lee's Schrock Publishes Article And ReviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Dr. Chad Schrock, associate professor of English at Lee University, published his article, "The Borderlands of Belief: Phil Rickman's Merrily Watkins Mysteries," in the journal Christianity & Literature.


  8. Chinese computer science student Tang Kaijing dies in car crash in United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    A 21-year-old Chinese exchange student was killed in the United States in a car crash that split the vehicle in two, local media reported. Pennsylvania State University exchange student Tang Kaijing was driving a white Chevrolet Corvette when it hit a tree on a residential street in the campus town of State College, Pennsylvania, at about 4.22am on Saturday.


  9. Brimrose Receives SBIR Award for Non-Destructive Testing in Additive ManufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Photonics Spectra

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Brimrose Technology a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research award in the amount of $149, 995 to improve the manufacturing of small modular reactors by means of non-destructive testing. Penn State University is a subcontractor on the award.


  10. Institutions fail to deal with sex abuse openly; pay a price for that failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Marshall Independent

    It plays out in depressingly similar fashion time after time, at major universities and religious institutions and athletic organizations: Sex abuse reports downplayed, hidden, dismissed. The grand jury report out of Pennsylvania last month, a brutally detailed accounting of decades of cover-ups and neglect by the Roman Catholic bishops of that state's dioceses, is of a piece with Penn State University's failure to deal with a sex abuser in the football program.


  11. Davis' return to Stroudsburg 'feels right' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Pocono Record

    But Davis is anything but new to the Mountaineer halls. And in fact, you'd probably recognize her best by her maiden name - Effross.


  12. Field hockey splits weekend, wins conference opener against American 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Free Press

    Senior Ally Hammel posted one assist and three shots over the weekend in the series against American University and Penn State. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/ DFP FILE PHOTO The No.


  13. The story of 'Baby Shark': How toddlers around the world made a K-pop earworm go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 |

    They sing it at bath time and dinnertime and way past bedtime: Daddy shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo. Parents of children under 4 know exactly what this is about.


  14. Grieving fathers carrying torch against hazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Altoona Mirror

    It can be said confidently that no right-thinking person wants to ever again hear of hazing-related tragedies such as those that claimed the lives of two Penn State University students, one of them a student at the university's Altoona campus. Meanwhile, as most people are aware, hazing isn't a problem that has affected only Penn State; hazing is a problem in play at many - perhaps most - colleges and universities nationwide.


  15. EDITORIAL: The latest examples of academic censorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    There are many valid reasons to for an academic journal to reject a scientific paper. Worrying that its factual correct finding may help Republicans shouldn't be one of them.


  16. Trump is half-right about Puerto Rico deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Daily Breeze

    As a huge, slow-moving hurricane headed toward coastal Carolina on Thursday, President Trump decided to take direct aim at the scholarly estimates of last year's hurricane-related death toll in Puerto Rico. It was his way of addressing accusations that his administration flubbed its hurricane response, costing many lives in the process In the first tweet, the president declared that 3,000 people "did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico."


  17. Penn State's Odd Couple: KJ May be a PIA, but Thompkins Likes Him AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 |

    Penn State's thrilling kick-returning, TD-pass catching duo of DeAndre Thompkins and KJ Hamler couldn't be more different. Yet, somehow the two combined for 147 return yards, 123 receiving yards and a touchdown on just 11 touches in Penn State's 63-10 win over Kent State in Beaver Stadium on Saturday.


  18. Beyond hurricanes, rising seas menace barrier island homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | SFGate

    Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast.


  19. We calculated the deaths from Hurricane Maria. Politics played no role.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Washington Post

    Lynn R. Goldman is the Michael and Lori Milken Dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. Last December, a week before the holiday break, I received a call from the government of Puerto Rico seeking a meeting to discuss Hurricane Maria and its aftermath.


  20. Habitat for Humanity appoints new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Citizens' Voice

    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity recently welcomed four new members to its board of directors: Eric Woelful, Thomas Wysokinski, Kristin Fino, and Mike Kordeck. Woelful is a graduate of Penn State University and is the owner of Woelfel Consulting, LLC, a construction management and inspection firm.