News & Events
May 26, 2016
A TV newscast produced by Penn State students was named the nation’s best — earning the equivalent of an Emmy Award for college television and maintaining a tradition of excellence for student-produced programming — during the 37th College Television Awards in Hollywood.
May 25, 2016
Journalism major ready to compete for individual national championship in 56th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism Awards Program.
May 24, 2016
Thirteen students from colleges and universities across the country will converge on Penn State for an eight-day editing “boot camp” beginning May 25, with the intensive session designed to prepare the students for internships facilitated by the Dow Jones News Fund at a variety of news organizations this summer.
May 23, 2016
The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
May 20, 2016
A first-ever international workshop organized by the Institute for Information Policy at Penn State will focus on "Freedom of Information in Crisis Zones" at City University London in late May.
May 18, 2016
Penn State’s Advanced Vehicle Team is much like a car company in miniature. Over a four-year period, a student-driven team, from majors as diverse as the University itself, will design, build, refine and market a hybrid-electric vehicle that closely mimics the steps an actual automaker would take to bring a product to market.
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Alexandra Svab (2011, Media Studies),
has accepted the position as assistant to the director and curator of permanent collections at the Pauly Friedman and MacDonald Art Galleries at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvaina.
Rick Braun (2001, Film-Video),
is co-founder of Whiplash Digital, an indie game company. He uses his filmmaking skills to create atmospheric mobile games. The company released its released first game, "The Attuned" to much acclaim. It is currently availaible on iOS and Android. It topped the charts at No. 1 among 16K games on Slide DB, a well-known database for mobile games. The company's second game, "Courage," is currently in production. It debuted at No. 2 out of 19,000 games when announced two months ago. The company has been acknowledged by EA Chillingo and is an up and coming indie darling. www.whiplashdigital.com
Lynn Ondrusek (2012, Print Journalism),
has been at the Pocono Record in Stroudsburg, Pa., for the past year, reporting on local education.