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As Penn State’s Executive Vice President and Provost, Nicholas Jones has a hand in virtually every aspect of the University. The New Zealand native recently came to Penn State from Johns Hopkins University, where he served as the Dean of the Whiting School of Engineering. WPSU’s Patty Satalia talks with him about what enticed him to…
WPSU intern LIndsay Jordan attended Penn State’s Great Insect Fair held earlier this fall and files this report.
Penn State Reads is a new program that encourages first-year students to read the same book over the course of a school year. The inaugural pick, Eyal Press’s Beautiful Souls, explores why people choose to stand up for what they believe is right, even when it’s difficult to do so. Our reviewer, Jonathan Marks, is the…
Our series, Beyond the Classroom looks at the college experience beyond bookwork and classes. Two recent college graduates have created a place for students and young professionals with big goals for the future. “Co.Space” opened in downtown State College in August as both a place to live and a place to plan how to make the…
General Norman Schwarzkopf called him “the finest combat correspondent of our generation—a solder’s reporter and a soldier’s friend.” In his 50 years in journalism, Joseph Galloway was assigned to cover Japan, India and the former USSR, among other places, reporting from numerous combat zones. But he is best known for reporting on the Vietnam War. His…
General Norman Schwarzkopf called him “the finest combat correspondent of our generation---a soldier’s reporter and a soldier’s friend.” He was referring to Joseph Galloway, co-author of We Were Soldiers Once…and Young, written with Lt. Gen. Hal Moore. WPSU’s Patty Satalia talks with Galloway about his experiences in Vietnam--and more.
This Sunday afternoon, Penn State’s Essence of Joy will give a concert that will be broadcast live here on WPSU-FM. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports it will feature the world premiere of a piece written especially for the choir by Raymond Wise. (Photo above: Women from Essence of Joy at rehearsal.)
I believe in Christmas, but not in the way you might think; let me try to explain. I’m not Christian (or Jewish, or Muslim, or Buddhist…) or any other religion. I wouldn’t say I’m an atheist, though – I definitely believe in something. It’s not easy to qualify what that is when the usual labels don’t…