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The cover of "Hope You Guess My Name" and reviewer Cheryl Bazzoui.
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“Hope You Guess My Name” By Heather Harlen

Posted on October 20, 2016

Heather Harlen’s debut novel, Hope You Guess My Name, is a thriller that will make readers wonder what’s behind the veneers of their own communities. Marina Konyeshna, the book’s main character, is threatened after she discovers a human trafficking ring in her hometown in Eastern Pennsylvania. Continue »


Congressional 5th District candidates - Glenn Thompson and Kerith Strano Taylor

Race for the 5th Debate

Posted on October 17, 2016

WPSU broadcast a live political debate on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Hear from incumbent Glenn Thompson (R) and challenger Kerith Strano Taylor (D). Continue »


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SciTech Now

Episode 302

Posted on October 11, 2016

See how scientists at Penn State produce and plan an award winning show that educates an audience and develops future standouts in the world of meteorology; Epidemiologists in North Carolina track the evolution and geographic spread of Zika; Science Friday shares insights about the mysterious octopus; and much more! Continue »

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Marty Sliwinski
Take Note

Penn State’s Center for Healthy Aging

Posted on October 7, 2016

Dr. Marty Sliwinski directs Penn State’s Center for Healthy Aging, one of many such centers around the country, where he’s involved in ground-breaking training, research and outreach aimed at identifying the underlying pathways to healthy and unhealthy aging. Continue »


Videographer shoots video of turf grass
SciTech Now

Episode 301

Posted on October 3, 2016

Penn State scientists are studying turf to improve performance and keep athletes safe. Science Friday looks at a desert phenomenon in Death Valley; how technology and new voting apps are impacting our journey to the polls; how studying craters left by meteors and asteroids can help us understand what killed the dinosaurs; and more! Continue »

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