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Students Teaching Students begins this semester

Students Teaching Students, an undergraduate-developed program at Penn State, will pilot five courses this semester taught and developed by students and...

Penn State No. 1 US producer of faculty Fulbright Scholars for 2019-20

Penn State has been recognized as the top U.S. producer of faculty Fulbright Scholars by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau...

$2.8M grant to fund bioprinting for reconstruction of face, mouth, skull tissues

Seamlessly correcting defects in the face, mouth and skull is highly challenging because it requires precise stacking of a variety of...

Sediment loading key to predicting post-wildfire debris flows

The mudslides that follow wildfires in Southern California can be deadly and difficult to predict. New research can help officials identify...

Scientists solve structure enabling cyanobacteria to thrive in low light

Scientists have determined the structure of the protein complex that gives cyanobacteria their unique ability to convert weak, filtered sunlight into...

Social media content matters for job candidates, researchers find 4617

Applying for a job? Don’t come across as self-absorbed on your Facebook page. Don’t express your strong views on potentially controversial...

Herringbone pattern in plant cell walls critical to cell growth

Plant cells tend to grow longer instead of wider due to the alignment of the many layers of cellulose that make up...

Penn State DuBois faculty member teams with journal, champions regional authors

For more than three decades, Penn State DuBois Associate Professor of English Tony Vallone has shared his passion for literature, poetry,...

LIGO-Virgo network catches another neutron star collision

Gravitational waves detected on April 25, 2019, by the LIGO Livingston Observatory were likely produced by a collision of two neutron stars,...

Persistent environmental contaminant changes the gut microbiome of mice

An industrial chemical — phased out since 2002, but previously used in stain and water-repellent products and firefighting foam — alters the...

Novel composite antimicrobial film could take a bite out of foodborne illnesses

A novel composite film — created by the bonding of an antimicrobial layer to conventional, clear polyethylene plastic typically used to vacuum-package...

How anti-sprawl policies may be harming water quality

Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development — buildings, roads and the utilities that support...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...