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Jim And Evelyn Piazza On Grieving Their Son Tim And Working To End Hazing

Posted on September 7, 2018

Jim and Evelyn Piazza ignited a national conversation about the dangers of hazing on college campuses after the death of their son Timothy in 2017. The couple has turned their tragedy into action, starting a foundation in their son’s honor, advocating for stricter legislation and penalties for hazing, and calling for increased oversight and rule enforcement for fraternities and sororities. Continue »


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Battling Opioids

Posted on September 6, 2018

Battling Opioids: A Project of Pennsylvania Public Media is a collaborative, multi-media, effort undertaken by all seven Pennsylvania Public Media stations: WPSU, WHYY, WITF, WLVT, WQED, WQLN and WVIA. We are using all of our multi-media platforms – TV, radio, online, social, digital, and community outreach events together in this effort to direct people in Pennsylvania to state and local opioid resources by connecting them to solutions at a personal level. Continue »


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WPSU Sustaining Membership

Posted on August 31, 2018

Whether your favorite series is NOVA, Masterpiece, PBS NewsHour, Nature, American Experience, or FRONTLINE, we’re asking you to support what you love with a $5, $10, or more monthly ongoing sustaining donation now. Continue »


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New Book Explores “Evan Pugh’s Penn State”

Posted on August 7, 2018

Dr. Roger Williams is the author of “Evan Pugh’s Penn State: America’s Model Agricultural College.” It is the first book-length treatment of this mid-nineteenth century scientist-president who forged the nation’s first successful higher education institution dedicated to scientific agriculture — what is now Penn State. Continue »