News & Events
Jan 11, 2017
Cheery robots may give people the creeps and serious robots may actually ease anxiety depending on how users perceive the robot's role in their lives, according to an international team of researchers.
Jan 9, 2017
Highly competitive, semester-long Penn State Hollywood Program provides numerous opportunities for students.
Jan 9, 2017
New, part-time internships are available through Penn State’s Sustainability Institute. The Sustainability Institute, founded in 2012, integrates sustainability into the University’s research, teaching, outreach and operations to prepare students, faculty and staff to be sustainability leaders.
Jan 9, 2017
A Penn State alumna known as an experienced wellness writer and speaker has co-authored a book about coping with Alzheimer’s disease.
Jan 6, 2017
The Arthur W. Page Center at Penn State has named a journalist and two public relations professionals as honorees for its inaugural Awards for Integrity in Public Communication.
Jan 4, 2017
Boaz Dvir, assistant professor of communications at Penn State, harnesses curiosity and relies on his journalism background to enhance his storytelling skills and create compelling documentaries, such as the critically acclaimed "A Wing and a Prayer."
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Diane Nottle (1975, Journalism),
published "American English for World Media: The CUNY Journalism School Guide to Writing and Speaking for Professionals" in November with CUNY Journalism Press. A 20-year veteran of The New York Times, she coaches international students at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, where she founded and writes the English for Journalists blog. She has taught both journalism and English at universities in New York, Poland, China and Canada.
Meredith Topalanchik (1999, Advertising/Public Relations),
was promoted to executive vice president, operations and client services at CooperKatz & Company. She has been with the agency for more than 11 years. On Jan. 24, 2017, Topalanchik will be honored in New York City at PR News' Top Women in PR Awards Luncheon, which annually celebrates communicators who have made bold advances in managing crises, developing brand messages and protecting and building brand reputations for their organizations or clients.
Diane Salvatore (1981, Journalism),
was named editor in chief of Consumer Reports in June 2015. In November 2016, she was inducted into Media Industry Newsletter's Editors Hall of Fame.