Research Unplugged video online; next speaker March 29

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Keith Cheng, professor of pathology at Penn State College of Medicine, was the speaker at the second Research Unplugged talk this semester. His talk was titled "More than Skin Deep: Solving the Genetic Mysteries of Skin Color."

A video excerpt of his presentation is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caepDj0udmo.

This Thursday (March 29) Mark Neely will present "Lincoln and Liberty: A Closer Look at Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution in Wartime."

Neely is the McCabe-Greer Professor in the American Civil War Era and author of the recently published "Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation," won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1992.

Research Unplugged presentations are held from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Thursdays, in the Schlow Centre Region Library's Downsbrough Community Room, in downtown State College. They are free and open to all, with complimentary free refreshments, courtesy of the program's sponsors, Penn State University Relations and the Office of the Vice President for Research, in cooperation with Schlow Centre Region Library.

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Last Updated March 28, 2012