Stories / News, Events and Issues from Central Pennsylvania
Scientists who do research in Antarctica are feeling the effects of the US government shutdown. That includes researchers from Penn State, could lose a whole season’s worth of work studying glacier melt and climate change. Dr. Sridhar Anandakrishnan teaches in the Geosciences Department at Penn State. WPSU’s Emily Reddy talked with him about the effects of…
The health insurance exchanges, that are part of the Affordable Care Act, opened for business on Tuesday. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports that Penn State Extension has created a website, designed to provide a broad range of information about the health care law
Penn State announced today that employees who take part in the Take Care of Your Health Initiative will receive a cash reward. WPSU’s Kate Lao Shaffner reports.
2013 is a year of major anniversaries: as we look back on the events of the civil rights struggle 50 years ago, like the March on Washington. As WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports, Penn State presents a play that recalls the turbulent times of the 1960’s.
Penn State’s Second Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being took place Wednesday. WPSU’s Emily Reddy says it focused on helping child victims of abuse work their way through the legal system.
Johnstown, Pennsylvania isn’t exactly a multicultural mecca, but every summer since 1977 Indian adoptees and their parents have gathered there for a heritage camp. The camp pulls families from Florida to Maine to Illinois who have adopted Indian children. This year marked the 30th anniversary of the camp. WPSU’s Emily Reddy reports on the camp and…
Penn State's Faculty Senate passed a resolution addressing controversial university health care changes in a special meeting yesterday. WPSU'S Kate Lao Shaffner reports.
Penn State President Rodney Erickson says the university will suspend the $100 a month surcharge for employees who don’t participate in the controversial Take Care of Your Health initiative. WPSU’s Kate Lao Shaffner reports.
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