Topic: News & Public Affairs

Patty Satalia and guests on the set of conversations live
Conversations Live

Revisiting the Heroin Crisis

Posted on December 20th, 2016 at 4:45pm

Experts say every community in Pennsylvania has a heroin problem. Recent reports place some of the blame on easy access to prescription painkillers, gateway drugs for many users. What can we do about Pennsylvania’s heroin epidemic? Our experts will discuss causes and solutions. Continue »

 

Host Patty Satalia and guests on the set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Making Sense of the 2016 Election

Posted on October 27th, 2016 at 10:36am

amatic, surreal, unprecedented…those are just a few of the words that describe the 2016 election season. With election day less than two weeks away, all eyes are on Pennsylvania. Tonight, our panel of political analysts will dissect the evolving issues—and what they might mean for the future of our democracy. Continue »

 

Patty Satalia, Kyle Peck, and David Passmore
Conversations Live

The Future of Jobs & Education

Posted on April 30th, 2015 at 8:00pm

According to recent research, nearly half of American jobs today could be automated in a decade or two. What jobs will the robots take? What does this mean for higher education? On the next Conversations LIVE, Patty Satalia and guests take your questions about the future of jobs and education. Continue »

 

Renata S. Engel and David Christiansen with Eric Baron and Patty Satalia on the set of Higher Education in Focus
Digging Deeper

Making Education Accessible

Posted on January 15th, 2015 at 8:00pm

Eric Barron and Patty Satalia talk to Renata S. Engel, associate vice provost for Online Programs, and David Christiansen, associate vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and senior dean for academic programs, about transforming education and access. Continue »

 

Patty Satalia and Eric Baron with guests Al Maryasovsky and Black on the set of Higher Education in Focus
Digging Deeper

Recycling

Posted on December 18th, 2014 at 8:00pm

Eric Barron and Patty Satalia talk with guests Al Matyasovsky and Brian Black about Penn State's achievements in recycling. Continue »

 

Conversations Live: Lyme Disease
Conversations Live

Lyme Disease, Part 2

Posted on April 24th, 2014 at 8:00pm

On this episode of Conversations LIVE our panel of experts will continue our discussion on Lyme disease with a focus on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in humans. Continue »

 

Future of Health Care
Conversations Live

Future of Health Care

Posted on November 21st, 2013 at 8:00pm

On this edition of Conversations LIVE our experts will talk about the consolidation of health care providers and insurers, the possibility of a shortage of doctors, and new employer wellness practices. Continue »