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World Kitchen

WPSU’s new digital series, World Kitchen, is a free interactive cooking class presented on Zoom so that you can follow along to create the recipe with each guest chef.

Reach Podcast: COVID-19

WPSU’s presents two new episodes of the REACH podcast as we talk with Penn State researchers about their work as it pertains to the coronavirus.

Digital Shorts

Short digital stories highlighting the arts, culture, science and activities in central Pennsylvania and beyond.

Metronome from The Attic

The WPSU Digital series returns for a third installment featuring two performances from The Attic at the State Theatre.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Final Presentations

On the last day of the Finding Your Roots Genetics & Genealogy camp, campers finish up their individual research project presentations that they will give to their families.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 8

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 7

Finding Your Roots campers dig deeper into their roots as they learn the basics of genealogical research. Guest expert and New England Historic Genealogical Society genealogist Lindsay Fulton helps them begin their journey.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 6

Campers find out why ancestry and geography and natural selection are all important to determining skin color.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 5

In this episode Finding Your Roots campers head outside to play a survival game of genetic mutations in natural selection called “Food for the Bird Brain”

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 4

Campers dig into their DNA test results to discover the likelihood they possess various genetic traits. Then they take the PTC test to see if they have the dominant gene for tasting bitter compounds.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 3

Campers make predictions about their genetic ancestry and then open their individual DNA test results to find out for certain.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings – Episode 2

Campers extract and see their own DNA in anticipation of getting the results from their individual DNA ancestry tests.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

The new web series “Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings” follows 13 young people at a new genetics and genealogy camp as they use science to answer the question “Who am I?”

Fix It, Don’t Nix It!

“Fix It, Don’t Nix It!” is a potential upcoming digital series based on the idea that fixing broken and non-functional objects is better than throwing them away, especially when those objects have sentimental value.

Do you have a broken treasured item that you would like fixed? We want to hear from you!

We will contact you if we are interested in including your story in our upcoming show! If so, we will connect you with someone who can fix your item and document the story of you getting it fixed!

*WPSU will not assume the cost of the repairs.

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WiSci Files: Chat with Erica Smithwick

Ecologist Erica Smithwick talks about her love of trees, her world travels and more with producer Cheraine Stanford and students from WPSU’s viewing area in a live Q&A.

WiSci Files: Chat with Michelle Orner

Michelle Orner talks about working at Berkey Creamery with producer Cheraine Stanford and students from WPSU’s viewing area in a live Q&A.

WiSci Files: Chat with Felecia Davis

Cheraine Stanford talks with Penn State assistant professor of architecture Felecia Davis about computational textiles and more.

WiSci Files: Chat with Elena Zavala

Forensic Science graduate student and former chemist Elena Zavala talks bones and music with producer Cheraine Stanford and students from WPSU’s viewing area in a live Q&A.

WiSci Files: Chat with Carolina Pulido

WiSciFiles’s live chat with mathematician, multilingual coder and tango aficionado Carolina Pulido!

Women In Science Profiles (WiSci Files)

Check out video profiles from WPSU featuring local women with careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Pennsylvania Makers

Local artists showcasing their unique talent and creativity.

WPSU Digital Studios

WPSU Penn State now offers original web series that explore science, arts, culture, and more. It’s all at your fingertips, dive in today!

Introducing “METRONOME”

WPSU Digital presents a new series featuring local musicians from throughout Central Pennsylvania performing in their own environments.