Day: April 27, 2015

Professor’s Team Earns $1.95 Million To Study ‘Feel-Good’ Stories

College of Communications professor Mary Beth Oliver, along with Florida State’s Arthur Raney, has been awarded a $1.95 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study whether or not the ‘feel-good’ stories that we see on social media and in the newspaper can help make us better people.

Centre County Report Wins College Television Awards Emmy

“Centre County Report en Cuba” won the first place award in the Outstanding Magazine Show category at the College Television Awards ceremony in the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Thursday. Melanie Lynskey, the actress best known for her role as Rose on Two and a Half Men, presented the award to CCR anchors Christian Heilman and Rachel White.

Penn State Honors Students Lost With ‘Night of Remembrance’

Yesterday evening, members of the student body and State College community alike gathered outside Old Main for the “Night of Remembrance,” an event that commemorated the nine students who passed away within the past academic year.

Volunteers Needed For Special Olympics Summer Games

The Pennsylvania Special Olympics Summer Games are coming soon, and they need your help. From June 4 to 6, you can volunteer to help the largest event of the year for the Pennsylvania Special Olympics.

Music Monday: Jump Back To Junior Year

Seniors, enjoy the sounds of last year in this week’s edition of Music Monday.

Penn State Baseball Swept By No. 8 Illinois In Weekend Series

Penn State baseball loves to play at home, but met its match this weekend as it was swept by No. 8 Illinois. Penn State plays four more road games before closing out its season on the road.

DOTD: Leah Still Is Adorable, Scores Touchdown At Temple’s Spring Game

Leah Still, media darling and four-year-old daughter of former Penn State All-American defensive tackle Devon Still, was a special guest at Temple University’s spring football game Saturday afternoon.

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