Day: October 4, 2009

Fall Foliage in Happy Valley Promises To Be Fantastic

Marc Abrams, professor of forest ecology and physiology at Penn State, has some great news. With the predicted mild drought and relatively low temperatures, trees in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are set to look spectacular as their colors change in the next few weeks. Professor Abrams has studied the changing of the seasons and how […]

Lions Revive Running Game in Win Over Illinois

The Nittany Lions bounced back nicely from the devastating Iowa loss to beat Illinois 35 to 17 on Saturday and answered perhaps the team’s biggest question in the process. After sub-par performances each game this season, the offensive line dominated the Illini defense, propelling the rushing attack to 337 net yards on 40 carriesĀ and not […]

Digital Textbooks: Ready For Primetime?

State-funded universities in Florida have begun to offer free digital textbook to their students. At current time, over 120 textbooks are available for free download through a partnership between Orange Grove Texts Plus and University Press of Florida. The Board in charge of public universities in the sunny state of Florida started this program in […]