Penn State University Park Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Hires First Chief Operating OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | TriCities.com

    ARLINGTON, Va.-- --Oct 29, 2018-- Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions , a leading defense and aerospace electronics manufacturer, announced today that Shawn Black will join CAES as Chief Operating Officer. "I am pleased to have Shawn join our Executive Leadership Team.

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  2. Dyslexia Gene Linked to Lower Risk of Concussions, Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | News Max

    Researchers have long been intrigued by the topic of concussion , and how it may impact the brain on a long-term basis, but never before have they looked at how a gene associated with a learning disability could fit into the puzzle. In a study of 87 varsity football players, experts from Penn State University and Northwestern Medicine decided to further explore the genotype KIAA0319, which is associated with dyslexia, and the role it played on the development of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury in athletes of high-impact sports such as football.

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  3. Top weather phobias explored: Millions of Americans experience these weather fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | AccuWeather.com

    Let AccuWeather help you personalize your day-to-day forecasts, to help you better know how to plan your day, and your outdoor activities. As thunder rolls and lightning sparks the sky, some might find themselves in a state of panic.

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  4. Philadelphia weddings: Jill Tatios and Jack FritzRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | Philly.com

    "I was nice to him, but I thought he was kind of annoying," Jill said. "Sometimes I would see him looking at me."

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  5. Increasing demand for counseling services major concern of campus mental health studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The Daily Free Press

    The Boston University Student Health Services Wellness and Prevention Center. A new study underscored the need for an increase in mental health services, as well as how mobile technologies can help do so.

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  6. McSorley One Win Away from Record for Penn State Starting Quarterbacks, Talks InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Statecollege.com

    Trace McSorley ran 51 yards for a touchdown vs. Iowa on Saturday night in Beaver Stadium. Photo by Paul Burdick, StateCollege.com Trace McSorley is one victory away from tying the record for most all-time wins by a Penn State starting quarterback.

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  7. Male mice's nicotine intake causes cognitive deficits in offspringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    In humans, paternal nicotine exposure has been associated with an increased risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. But little is known about the specific role of a father's smoking on his offspring's health.

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  8. Actor in 'Sweeney Todd' who is legally blind brings character to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | KSL-TV

    As Halloween approaches, Pioneer Theatre Company is opening the hit musical, "Sweeney Todd," with its haunting melodies and elaborate staging - not to mention its sinister plot filled with revenge. Among the talented cast is a young actor who maneuvers through it all, as a performer who is legally blind.

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  9. Gene linked to dyslexia associated with lower concussion riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | UPI

    Athletes may be less likely to suffer concussions if they carry a gene linked to the learning disorder dyslexia, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at the concussion history of 87 football players at Penn State University.

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  10. Campuses warn cultural appropriation during Halloween could come back to haunt studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | Fox News

    While most Americans look forward to dressing up and trick-or-treating for Halloween, college students have been warned ahead of time to carefully select the costumes they wear lest "cultural appropriation" come back to haunt them. George Nicholas, a Simon Fraser University professor who studies cultural appropriation, defines it as "taking or using some aspect of someone else's heritage without permission or recompense in inappropriate, harmful, or unwelcome ways."

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  11. Cari o: Baguio Connections 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Sun-Star

    LAST week, we left off at finding gold under big stones beside a stream somewhere. This week, we pick up from stream... As water.

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  12. Does Dyslexia Gene Protect Against Concussions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Drugs.com

    Athletes may be less likely to suffer concussions if they carry a gene linked to the learning disorder dyslexia, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at the concussion history of 87 football players at Penn State University.

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  13. AJ Capital Partners Acquires Atherton Hotel in State College, PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Hospitality Net

    ... situated on Atherton Street, the hotel is a short walk from Old Main and the sprawling Penn State University Park campus, and just steps from College Avenue's restaurants and shops. The hotel is also in close proximity to Beaver Stadium, the Bryce ...

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  14. High levels of toxic fracking chemicals are found in shellfish near former disposal sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    That's the finding of a new study by academics at Pennsylvania State University, who discovered strontium in the crustaceans' outer layers - The discovery is being touted as proof that the well-stimulation technique - which sources oil and gas by injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks - has a negative, long-term impact on the environment. Fracking: Critics say the well-stimulation technique - which sources oil and gas by injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks - has a negative, long-term impact on nature This, in turn, acts as proof of contaminants in the surrounds - which may also affect fish and various mammals that feed on them, including humans.

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  15. Susan O. Schall, PhD, Recognized for Dedication to Industrial EngineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | 24-7 Press Release

    FRONT ROYAL, VA, October 26, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Susan O. Schall, PhD, is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and are selected based on current reference value.

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  16. Helping the most vulnerable of Florida's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | University of Florida News

    Little did she know that when Mildred Maldonado-Molina joined The Gator Nation 12 years ago, her career and research focus was about to take a very different path. Maldonado-Molina, an associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, came to Gainesville from Penn State University.

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  17. CHMWarnick Names Joe DeFrank (CHAM) Senior Vice-President & Asset ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Business Wire

    DeFrank will join Craig A. Mason , executive vice president, in the company's recently established Washington, D.C. Metro office and further cement the company's presence in the mid-Atlantic region. "Throughout his nearly 35-year career in the hospitality/real estate industry, Joe has remained laser focused on achieving ownership's objectives, from increasing cash flow to maximizing long-term value, which aligns perfectly with our own hotel asset management philosophy," said Ken Wilson, managing director and co-chairman, CHMWarnick.

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  18. Prestigious Einstein Prize for Indian American professor Abhay AshtekarRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    Chicago, Oct 15 : Over four decades after he began his scientific engagement with gravitational science, Professor Abhay Ashtekar is set to receive the prestigious Einstein Prize conferred by the American Physical Society . The prize for 2018, which carries an award of $10,000, is scheduled to be announced on October 23. Its citation reads: "For numerous and seminal contributions to general relativity, including the theory of black holes, canonical quantum gravity, and quantum cosmology."

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  19. Does The Price Of Oil Even Matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Forbes.com

    Seemingly forever, since Drake drilled his first well in 1859,global oil demand has been almost entirely one thing...up. In fact, since 1984, oil consumption has increased every yearexcept three times, 1993, 2008, and 2009.The effects ofhigher oil prices on demand have clearly been temporary, and the upward trend was regainedin a short period of time.

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  20. Did global warming 'supercharge' Hurricane Michael?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    When Michael hit land, it was the most powerful hurricane on record to slam Florida's Panhandle and the third-strongest U.S. landfall of all time. Hurricane Michael exploded in intensity this week, from a rather nondescript tropical depression Sunday with winds of 35 mph to a Category 4 monster Wednesday with 155 winds.

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