Thursday, May 25, 2017

Pianist Christopher Guzman to play four-hand recital with guest artist Anton...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.  Penn State piano faculty member Christopher Guzman will perform a four-hand recital with guest artist Anton Nel, a piano faculty member...

Two students among 50 nationally selected for multicultural program

Two Penn State students were among 50 seniors nationally selected to participate in the 2017 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Program, which...

How to make a motor neuron

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A team of scientists has uncovered details of the cellular mechanisms that control the direct programming of stem cells into...

Human actions influence #fire regimes in the Sierra Nevadas

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – While climate contributes strongly to fire activity in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western U.S., human activity, starting well...

Honavar named distinguished visiting chair at the Indian Institute of Science

Professor Vasant G. Honavar, Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), has been named Sudha Murty Distinguished Visiting Chair in Neurocomputing and...

Abington Faculty in the News: Part-time workers form economy's 'soft underbelly'

ABINGTON, Pa. — Two national news sites interviewed Lonnie Golden, professor of economics and labor-employment relations at Penn State Abington, last week about his...

Production shines spotlight on women’s experiences

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club and its partner Lawrence Mercer ATHENA will present their production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues”...

Trimming the spare tire: Canola oil may cut belly fat

NEW ORLEANS – Including canola oil in a healthy diet may help reduce abdominal fat in as little as four weeks, according to health...

Concert Band and Symphonic Band set to hold joint concert Dec....

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Concert Band and Symphonic Band will come together for a semester-ending performance at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday,...

Penn State joins alliance with U.S., UK governments, industry and academia

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new collaboration between IBM, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense, and leading industry and...