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The Armor of Light
Upcoming Events

“Armor of Light” Public Discussion

Posted on March 21, 2017

You are invited to participate in a studio viewing of the documentary film The Armor of Light followed by a panel discussion about the documentary and gun violence issues, which will be broadcast on WPSU-TV. Continue »

Tuesday, April 11, from 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

 

Downtown Curwensville
Our Town

Curwensville

Posted on March 21, 2017

WPSU is seeking stories about Curwensville and the surrounding areas. Join your neighbors to plan the project with WPSU. No experience required, just enthusiasm! Continue »

 

Host Lindsey Fenton and guests on the set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Resilience

Posted on March 20, 2017

Our panel of experts discuss the latest techniques for developing resilience and keeping you on track toward your goals. They also take your questions. Continue »

 

Professor Gong Chen, the Verne Willaman Chair of Life Sciences at Penn State
Take Note

The Latest In Brain-Repair Research

Posted on March 17, 2017

When the brain is harmed by injury or disease, neurons die or degenerate. A Penn State researcher has developed an innovative technology for regenerating functional neurons—-that may help victims of traumatic brain injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurologic disorders. Continue »

 

Cover of Moonglow and reviewer Vicka Pevzner
WPSU's BookMark

“Moonglow” by Michael Chabon

Posted on March 9, 2017

I don’t just read a book. I develop a relationship with the author. If I love the book, I fall in love with its writer. From that point on this author is a part of my life, and I wait impatiently for his next book. Continue »

 

snow boarder sitting down at top of ski slope
SciTech Now

Episode 317

Posted on March 3, 2017

Local ski slopes need to make snow to survive but you need more than cold air and water to keep the mountains white.  SciTech Now takes a look at the atmospheric conditions needed to produce the best powder. Plus the science behind spicy foods. Continue »

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skulls and other bones on lab table
SciTech Now

Episode 316

Posted on March 3, 2017

On this episode, learn how our bones have changed over human history as our lifestyles became less physically demanding. Also, white pelicans are finding their way to western Washington due to climate change. And learning STEM with Cyberchase. Continue »

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Essayist Vera Mendum-Purdy believes in oversized jackets.
WPSU's This I Believe

I Believe In Oversized Jackets

Posted on March 2, 2017

I believe in oversized jackets. Not the kind that you get for your birthday from the distant aunt you met once. But the jackets you steal from your dad, brother, maybe even your best friend. The feeling of wearing something a person you care about wore is comforting. It’s like a shield you carry everywhere […] Continue »