Holstein calves recently born at Penn State may help to reintroduce valuable genetic variance thanks to research conducted by Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
WPSU Penn State earned three awards from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters for excellence in broadcasting. The awards were presented during the PAB’s annual luncheon on Monday, May 8, in Hershey.
A team of four Penn State students and faculty were selected to enter Phase I of the $100,000 Nittany Watson Challenge and were granted $5,000 to create a working prototype of their Virtual Advisor idea. A panel of judges awarded the seed money to create a working prototype using IBM Watson, a technology platform focused on data analysis, natural language processing, and machine learning.
For the first time in modern history, the suicide rate of active-duty service members exceeds that of the civilian population. A recent study conducted by the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State and supported by a grant from the U.S. Navy, examined nondeployment related factors that precede military suicide, and the impact of those suicides on spouses and families.
Regardless of the things that make people different, there is one thing we all have in common. We all are human beings and we all deserve to be happy. This philosophy is the driving force behind doctoral candidate Jinhee Choi's interest in researching the experiences of North Korean defectors living in South Korea.
This semester Alison Gernand’s Community Nutrition class participated in the Backpack Program of the Centre County YMCA, which provides backpacks of food for the weekend to children that are on free/reduced lunch and low-income families.
Kyle Gilbert, a 2013 Penn State alumnus, suffered a near-fatal snowboarding accident last spring. Now a year later, Gilbert is surviving and thriving, thanks to his family, friends and teammates, many of whom comprise the Alumni Association’s Baseball Club Alumni Interest Group.
Penn State entrepreneur Matt Roda co-founded Reflexion Interactive Technologies to develop a better concussion-monitoring device. The sophomore’s company won $15,000 after winning a “Shark Tank”-style competition against other Penn State startups.
More than 100 Penn State Smeal College of Business students banded together recently to use the skills they’ve acquired from the college’s top-ranked supply chain and information systems program to help fight world hunger.
An expanded acronym can make it easier for those witnessing an acute stroke to identify it in nearly all cases. BE FAST highlights two additional stroke symptoms than the former FAST acronym, making it possible to identify 95 percent of acute strokes.
Christy Grim quit her job to take an internship she hoped would lead to a career in IT, and retired Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Fritz wanted to pursue his interest in sustainability. Both chose Penn State World Campus to learn the skills they needed to make career changes.
Penn State is a member of a multi-university research team that was selected by NASA to explore transformative system-level aviation innovations as part of NASA Aeronautics’ University Leadership Initiative.
Data users from across the Commonwealth are set to gather at Penn State Harrisburg for the Pennsylvania State Data Center’s (PaSDC) 2017 Data User Conference on May 9. The annual conference serves as Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive single-day forum for research and development in demographic data.