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The Scandal at Baylor Makes it Clear Penn State Did Nothing to Change College Football

21 hours agoSports : Deadspin

In 2011, the most awful scandal in the history of college athletics was exposed when it was revealed that Jerry Sandusky, a longtime coach at Penn State, had groomed and sexually abused teenage boys in the locker room of the school’s...Show More Summary

Penn State Faculty Discontent Amidst Failed Dean Search, Two Year 'Downward Descent [From #51] Into Rankings Oblivion [#86]'

Kimberly Krawiec (Duke), Rumblings of Discontent at Penn State Law: Penn State Law’s dean search has been unsuccessful (announced to the faculty by the provost) and that at least some faculty have been unhappy with the search process and a perceived lack of faculty input.... [T]he complaints apparently include...

Researchers Make a Key Discovery in How Malaria Evades the Immune System

The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum hijacks an immune system process to invade red blood cells, according to a study led by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Understanding how malaria invades the cells could lead to a more effective vaccine.

USADA releases explanatory note on IV ban following BJ Penn's removal from UFC 199

Ever since the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) partnered with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it's really done a number on plenty of fighters on the roster. So says Jon Jones. While the agency has been cracking down on...Show More Summary

I’ll be baaack: Self-healing wearable tech extends their lifespan

Wearables require an extra layer of flexibility and durability to last for more than a few years. A new self-healing electronic material, created by researchers at Penn State University, could be that extra layer. The new material is able to fix bends and major incisions, and unlike previous tries, the researchers have been able to... Show More Summary

El Chapo's Extradition To The United States Has Been Approved — Maybe Sean Penn Can Have A Reunion…

Wonder what Sean Penn thinks of all this!! Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's extradition to the United States has been approved, the Mexican ministry of foreign relations revealed to reporters on Friday, and the alleged drug kingpin is one step closer to facing a LONG sentence in American prison. According to CNN, U.S. officials — who have been [...]

To catch a poacher: GIS, drones can improve elephant conservation

Applying a suite of geographical information system (GIS) tools can improve monitoring for elephant poaching, according to Penn State researchers. Investigating Tsavo, a region in southwest Kenya that is home to that country's largest elephant population, the researchers tried to identify methods that local conservation groups could use to reduce poaching. read more

Researchers Shed Light on Pathway From Virus to Brain Disease

Why people on immunosuppressant drugs for autoimmune conditions have a higher incidence of an often-fatal brain disease may be linked to a mutation in a common virus, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.

Dynamic DNA Polymers Can Be Reversed Using Biocompatible Techniques

DNA-based straight and branched polymers or nanomaterials that can be created and dissolved using biocompatible methods are now possible thanks to the work of Penn State biomedical engineers.

A Neurosurgeon and an Electrical Engineer Walk Into a Lab

An interdisciplinary team at Penn State is developing unique technologies to sense and stimulate individual cells of the brain without invasive electrodes.

Penn State Health, Mercy Virtual Partner to Deliver Virtual Medicine

Penn State Health has signed a partnership agreement with Mercy Virtual  to virtually monitor intensive care unit (ICU) patients at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, a leading university health center. Over time, the...Show More Summary

'Unger v. State' Gives Inmates '2nd Chance' at Freedom

Merle Unger was 18 when he first escaped from jail in 1967. A high school drop-out and petty criminal in Greencastle, Penn., Unger would tie bed sheets together to get out of jail in the evenings so he could visit his girlfriend and play bingo. It worked well—until a...

Layout change can make licensing agreements more agreeable

Changing the layout of long and tedious software licensing agreements may not only make those agreements more understandable, but may even make the users like them more, according to Penn State researchers. Participants in a study found...Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Sandusky’s abused son demands sex abuse law reform

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

There's a new voice demanding change to benefit child sex abuse victims: Matt Sandusky, abused son of the infamous Penn State pedophile.

Why Are Bad Laws Still Protecting Penn State And Temple? 

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

The Penn State defense is so well-practiced, so perfected, that by now you can practically write it yourself. The accusations are unsubstantiated; too much time has passed; nobody remembers; there are no records. The language changes...Show More Summary

In a connected world, privacy becomes a group effort

As the world grows more social and connects more online, privacy management is becoming more collaborative, according to Penn State researchers. "This is a paradigm shift, in a lot of ways, because most people think of privacy as being...Show More Summary

Eric Decker Comments on Jets Selecting Christian Hackenberg in 2016 NFL Draft

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker stated Tuesday he was "surprised" when the team drafted Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft. He also remains hopeful the team can eventually find...Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for May 11, 2016

All Times Eastern College Baseball Old Dominion at Liberty — ESPN3, 3 p.m. Western Michigan at Oakland — ESPN3, 3 p.m. Wright State at Toledo — ESPN3, 4 p.m. LSU at Notre Dame — ESPN3, 6 p.m. Penn State at Pittsburgh — ESPN3, 6 p.m. Western Georgia at Georgia — SEC Network Plus, 6 p.m. […] The post Viewing Picks for May 11, 2016 appeared first on Awful Announcing.

Foul Play: How Colleges Screw Over Female Coaches

wage gap Sarah Mirk Coquese Washington, right, is an example of a stand-out NCAA coach: A former WNBA player, she's led Penn State's women's basketball team since 2007 and has won three Division I national championship. (Photo by Penn State) In recent years, the athletic director at the University of Iowa has fired five female coaches. Show More Summary

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