Other Voices

Other Voices

  • 3/5/13

    The mother of two current students shares her thoughts on one daughter's decision to attend Penn State and the Schreyer Honors College.

  • 3/1/13

    Junior student-athlete Eric Shrive was recognized at the Maxwell Awards for his efforts to help raise nearly $70,000 to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association.

  • 2/24/13

    Smeal College of Business professor Karen Winterich's study found that, for many people, health-related goals take a back seat to good deals.

  • 2/28/13

    Studying abroad in Beijing this semester, an international politics student says a 26-hour trip to spend a day in Harbin in northeast China was worth the experience.

  • 2/28/13

    The scenario: The electrical grid has shut down due to a solar event. How do you handle it? IST students are figuring out how to survive.

  • 2/24/13

    It wasn't something that they could put into words immediately following their Big Ten championship clinching win over Michigan, but there were a lot of smiles on the faces of the Lady Lions when asked about their accomplishments inside the Bryce Jordan Center this season.

  • 2/22/13

    A contributor to Lens, The New York Times photography blog, writes, "as you immerse yourself in [THON], you begin to realize what is going on: these youngsters are being broken down slowly — and then are being brought back up emotionally, so it is like an incredible bond with everyone on the floor. That’s when you start to understand it."

  • 2/20/13

    Smeal College of Business Professor Charles Snow and colleagues say new organizational schemes will help businesses promote collaboration and innovation.

  • 2/18/13

    At this year's AAAS meeting in Boston, a research writer learned, "Penn State should be proud of the work its research is doing because the rest of the academic world sure is. "

  • 2/14/13

    Writing for ESPN.com, Andrew Nelson of Hershey, Pa., a highly touted high school football student-athlete, shares why he signed in February to attend and play football for Penn State. "First is the education," he says.