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Oct 19, 2016

Link found between selfie viewing and decreased self-esteem

Frequent viewing of selfies through social network sites like Facebook is linked to a decrease in self-esteem and life satisfaction, according to Penn State researchers in mass communications.

Oct 19, 2016

Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer to discuss her craft on campus

Carol Guzy, the only journalist to win four Pulitzer Prizes for her reporting, is set to visit campus to discuss her career and her craft as a photographer.

Oct 18, 2016

Faculty member’s documentary to be screened in India

A critically acclaimed documentary by Penn State faculty member Boaz Dvir that tells the little-known story of World War II aviators who risked their lives and U.S. citizenships in 1948 to prevent what they viewed as a second Holocaust is set to be screened at India’s inaugural Library International Film Festival on Oct. 23.

Oct 12, 2016

Heard on Campus: Sascha Meinrath at the Penn State Forum

Sascha Meinrath, Palmer Chair in Telecommunications Studies, spoke about “Vanguard Technologies and the ‘Internet of Things’: Newfound Liberation or Digital Feudalism?” Oct. 12 at the Penn State Forum Speaker Series.

Oct 10, 2016

Experts to discuss ‘The Business of Entertainment’

Two guest speakers with different backgrounds will be featured in a combined presentation at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 on the University Park campus in a session titled "The Business of Entertainment," which will focus on all facets of film and television production, including distribution, finance and marketing, as well as how to get started in the industry.

Oct 10, 2016

'The Circle' author Dave Eggers to visit Penn State, discuss ethical dilemmas

Dave Eggers, author of the 2016 Penn State Reads book selection “The Circle,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at University Park.

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