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Conversations Live: Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania

Drug overdoses in Pennsylvania started to spike in 2011. In 2016, more than forty-five hundred people in the Commonwealth died from drug overdoses, which amounts to 13 deaths every day. We explore the human impact of this epidemic by talking to guests who have been personally affected by addiction. We’ll also talk about Pennsylvania’s $20 million effort to address the state’s opioid epidemic.

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Get Your Garden On! (Summer 2021)

Posted on June 30, 2021

Growing season is in full swing — flowers are blooming and summer veggies are on the way. But questions are starting to crop up too. Penn State Extension educators Tom Butzler and Tom Ford share their gardening expertise on everything from keeping weeds at bay to knowing how much to water your plants.

 

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Conversations Live

Climate Change

Posted on January 31, 2017

Why aren’t more Americans demanding action on climate change, despite the overwhelming evidence? And what’s at stake?

 

Patty Satalia, Kyle Peck, and David Passmore
Conversations Live

The Future of Jobs & Education

Posted on April 30, 2015

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.

 

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