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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 »


Higher Education in Focus
Digging Deeper

Exploring Education Abroad

Posted on March 31st, 2016 at 8:00pm

Penn State President Eric Barron and guests Michael Adewumi, vice provost for Global Programs, and Karan Sandhu and Nicole Bernstein, both Penn State students whom have studied abroad, discuss the benefits of international experiences. Continue »


Conversations Live: Caring for Mom and Dad
Conversations Live

Caring for Mom and Dad

Posted on May 28th, 2015 at 9:00pm

Americans are living longer than ever before. Who will take care of those who can no longer care for themselves? Patty Satalia and guest experts take viewer questions about the emotional, health, and financial challenges that many caregivers face every day. Continue »


Immigrant farmer standing in field with picked crops

Vang: A Drama about Recent Immigrant Farmers

Posted on April 20th, 2015 at 12:24pm

The Vang Drama documents the experiences of recent Iowa immigrant farmers and their journeys to the U.S. brought to life by Iowa Poet Laureate, Mary Swander, Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, Dennis Chamberlin, and Kennedy Center ACT award winning actor, Matt Foss. Continue »


Digging Deeper

Civility and Ethics

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 at 8:00pm

Eric Barron and Patty Satalia discuss civility and ethics in the classroom, in the workplace, and in our society with guest, Dr. Tom Hogan. Continue »


Patty Satalia, Ken Briggs and Terri Roberts
Conversations Live


Posted on February 20th, 2014 at 8:00pm

WPSU's Patty Satalia and guests talk about the psychological and physical effects of forgiveness and about the role it plays in alleviating anger and grief. 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 »