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05 Feb, 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...


12 Nov, 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...


07 May, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


15 Aug, 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...


06 Aug, 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....


06 Feb, 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...


23 Jan, 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...


25 Oct, 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...


19 Jan, 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...


15 Nov, 2010, 05:00 ET Revolutionizing Student Teaching

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


06 Oct, 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...


07 Apr, 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...


05 Nov, 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...


21 May, 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...


12 Feb, 2007, 00:00 ET Using Octopuses to Understand Depression

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers often use animals to help them resolve problems that can be applied to people. Dr. Jean...


27 Nov, 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...