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Digging Deeper: Starting a Business

President Barron explores entrepreneurship and small business development.


  • Heather Fennessey McWhorter, director of the Small Business Development Center
  • Ishana Shekhawat, graduate student in Mechanical Engineering; founder of PlayPhysio, a breath controlled video game to ensure exercise and improve lung health

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Eric Barron on the set of Digging Deeper
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The 2020 Election

Posted on September 29, 2020

Penn State President Eric Barron talks to Danielle Conway, Dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law at Dickinson Law, and Michael Berkman, Director of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy, about the upcoming election.


Penn State President Eric Barron and guests
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Student Food Insecurity

Posted on February 21, 2021

Penn State President Eric Barron and guests talk about student food insecurity on university campuses; what causes food insecurity and what can be done to help the millions of students who are affected.


Penn State President Eric Barron and guests on the set of Higher Education in Focus
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Discover the Arts at Penn State

Posted on September 24, 2015

Penn State offers hundreds of musical and theatre performances, visual arts exhibitions and related events each year. Join Penn State President Eric Barron and guests as they discuss what makes Penn State one of the major cultural centers between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.


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