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Chef John Folse with guests Carolyn Donaldson and Michael DelGrosso
Event Highlights

Connoisseur’s Dinner 2017 Highlights

Posted on February 7, 2017

WPSU would like to thank our sponsors, auction item donors, guests, staff, and volunteers, and especially Chef John Folse for a wonderful evening, and a successful event! Visit WPSU Penn State’s Flickr Gallery for photos from the dinner and cooking demonstration. Continue »

 

many bundles of different size and species wood boards
SciTech Now

Episode 313

Posted on February 3, 2017

Long forgotten, a wood collection at Penn State is getting a second look. Now, one professor is dedicating his time to organizing it and unlocking its secrets to help advance science. Plus, as the climate changes, the outcome for winter sports is unclear. That’s where fat bikes come in. Continue »

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Essayist Natalie Sullivan
WPSU's This I Believe

I Believe in Fat

Posted on February 3, 2017

I believe in fat. Not too long ago, I would have said, “I believe I’m fat.” But my mindset has shifted, because I’m in the midst of recovery. This is me speaking, not my eating disorder convincing me that my body is a worthless, loathsome shell. Continue »

 

Crowd of attendees at the Consumer Electronics Show
SciTech Now

Episode 312

Posted on February 2, 2017

SciTech now goes to the Consumer Electronics Show to explore some of the hottest new inventions of the year. Plus, scientists examine the fascinating regenerative properties of lizards. Continue »

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Musicologist Jerry Zolten and Martin Guitar Archivist Dick Boak talk about the 100th anniversary of Martin Guitar's iconic dreadnought.
Take Note

Martin Guitar’s Iconic Dreadnought Turned 100

Posted on January 27, 2017

The Pennsylvania-based Martin Guitar Company commemorates the 100th anniversary of its dreadnought with a documentary film.  WPSU’s Patty Satalia talks with musicologist Jerry Zolten, an associate professor in Penn State’s department of Communication Arts & Sciences, and Dick Boak, Martin Guitar’s director of Museum, Archives and Special Projects. Continue »

 

Brewing a Community logo
Production News

Support “Brewing a Community”

Posted on January 25, 2017

Help support a new documentary from WPSU about the craft brewing industry in Pennsylvania and its positive effects on local community, economic development and social change. Continue »

 

sunset
SciTech Now

Episode 311

Posted on January 23, 2017

Discover the world of sunset forecasts being done by Penn State students. Also, see the science inside the biggest recycling plant in New York city, and the ultimate game of memory. Continue »

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