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Feb 05, 2014, 05:00 ET

The Lost Neighborhoods of the Olympics

"The loss of entire neighborhoods has become a fact for many host Olympic cities," said Dr. Jeffrey Wimer.  Wimer and Dr. Ying Wushanley are...

Nov 12, 2013, 05:00 ET

"Doug Fir" Answers All Your Christmas Tree Questions

Millersville University Professor/Student Release Droid App In search of the perfect Christmas tree for your family?  What's the Cadillac...

May 07, 2013, 05:00 ET

Millersville Professors and Students to Study Hazardous Lake-effect Snow Bands

 Eastern Great Lakes weather forecasts will be better in the future, thanks to the work of two Millersville University of Pennsylvania...

Nov 19, 2012, 05:00 ET

Fasting and Feasting -- The Puritan Way

The first Thanksgiving was in 1621, right?  According to Dr. Francis J. Bremer, professor emeritus of history at Millersville University of...

Aug 15, 2012, 05:00 ET

Millersville University Embraces Arts Learning in the 21st Century

From a 41-unit Clavinova digital piano laboratory to a Disklavier performance-reproducing concert grand piano, to a state-of-the-art recording...

Aug 06, 2012, 05:00 ET

Millersville University Professor Says Location of Olympics Matters

 Location is not only important when buying a house or renting an apartment, but it is also the basis of research being conducted by Dr....

Feb 06, 2012, 05:00 ET

Millersville University Professor Discovers New Species of Fish

The world will soon learn about two new species of fish, thanks to the work of Dr. Dominique Dagit, a biology professor at Millersville...

Jan 23, 2012, 05:00 ET

Millersville University Students Collect Precipitation for National Database

 It may come as a surprise that each raindrop can carry a variety of chemicals that cumulatively can be detrimental to human health, as...

Oct 25, 2011, 05:00 ET

$1.2 Million NSF Grant to Fund Future Mathematics Teachers

High-need inner-city and rural schools in Pennsylvania will receive more and better-prepared mathematics teachers, thanks to a $1.2 million grant...

Jan 19, 2011, 05:00 ET

How Will Climate Change Impact Our Risk of Malaria?

Millersville Professor Takes on Vector-Borne Disease Project Thanks to a $250,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant we may soon know how...

Nov 15, 2010, 05:00 ET
Drs. Oliver Dreon and Nanette Marcu-Dietrich in student teaching science lab at MU.  (PRNewsFoto/Millersville University, Eric Forberger)

Revolutionizing Student Teaching

Millersville University Develops Nationally Unique Program High schools will have better prepared, experienced and ready-to-teach new science...

Oct 06, 2010, 05:00 ET

Placing Ratfish in the 'Tree of Life'

Figuring out the evolutionary relationships of ratfish is the impetus behind a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that Millersville University...

Apr 07, 2010, 05:00 ET

Millersville University Holocaust Conference Makes History

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Holocaust and Genocide conference, held at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, making it the...

Dec 01, 2009, 05:00 ET

Project Will Allow Students to 'Fly' into Weather Fronts

Imagine being able to fly inside weather fronts and jet streams, visualizing the atmosphere in ways that are not currently available, and in the...

Dec 03, 2008, 17:02 ET

Millersville University Wins 'Drunken Pirate' Lawsuit - Never about MySpace Photo

Federal Judge Paul Diamond has dismissed all charges against Millersville University of Pennsylvania and has issued a verdict in favor of five...

Nov 05, 2007, 00:00 ET

Largest Sealift in World History - Forgotten

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest sealift in world history and the veterans who facilitated the sealift have largely been...

May 21, 2007, 01:00 ET

Leaving Gifted Children Behind

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was introduced in 2001, its purpose was to set...

Nov 27, 2006, 00:00 ET

Smuggling, Iron and Sugar: Millersville University Students in Atlantic Project with Bermuda Maritime Museum

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- History and archeology students from Millersville University of Pennsylvania plan to spend next...

Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

Pilgrims Enjoyed Sex and Alcohol According to Millersville University Puritan Expert

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The pilgrims were staid, conservative folks who never touched alcohol or talked about sex - right?...

Aug 14, 2006, 01:00 ET

Millersville University Professor Works to Make Sailing Safer

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Adverse weather poses a considerable threat to recreational, commercial and military marine...

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