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Feb 9, 2016

Sex trafficking survivor set for campus visit, classroom sessions

A sex trafficking survivor who created an organization designed to raise awareness and to empower other survivors is planning a three-day visit to Penn State that will include a free public lecture, a variety of classroom or educational sessions, and a preview of a faculty produced documentary aimed at combating sex trafficking. Jennifer Kempton’s free public lecture — “Love is Not for Sale: From Victim to Survivor” — will be conducted at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in Paterno Library.

Feb 4, 2016

Hoag appointed director of entrepreneurship and innovation minor

Anne Hoag, associate professor of communications, has been appointed director of the Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, effective January 2016.

Feb 4, 2016

Penn State AdClub students screen commercials, note Super Bowl favorites

Penn State advertising students pick their favorite Super Bowl commercials after viewing several that were released online in advance of the Feb. 7 game.

Feb 4, 2016

Meaningful media may push altruism across bounds of race and age

People who watch meaningful entertainment may be more willing to lend a hand to people they consider different, according to researchers. After watching a meaningful clip from a television show, participants in a study were more likely to help someone from a different age and race than they were people in their own age and racial groups, according to Erica Bailey, doctoral student in mass communication at Penn State.

Feb 3, 2016

Heard on Campus: Jennifer Stapper, United Nations Volunteers

Jennifer Stapper, the communications chief for the United Nations Volunteers, spoke to about 150 students in the Freeman Auditorium on Feb. 3 as a part of the Arthur W. Page Professional-in-Residence speaker series.

Feb 3, 2016

Three students get unrivaled opportunity at Super Bowl

Trio of Penn State students ready to work in media-related roles at Super Bowl.

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