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Institute tackles problems of future energy sources

Lyndsie Yamrus, Staff Writer

September 18, 2011

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Almost a year after a $1 million grant was awarded to the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER), an organization Wilkes is involved in, the university has made great strides in researching and informing the public...

Wilkes 2011 alum Borzell dies, leaves impact on his professors

Kirstin Cook, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2011

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Motorcycle helmet in hand, John Beno Borzell used to stop by Prahlad Murthy’s office in the Stark Learning Center on a regular basis while he was a student. With a smile on his face, he would ask Murthy to unlock one of the...

Wilkes-Barre levees pass the test, contain 42.66 feet of water

Amanda Leonard, News Editor

September 18, 2011

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In 1972 Hurricane Agnes was deemed a storm of 100 years, with flood waters cresting in the Susquehanna River at 41 feet. However, a mere 39 years later, a storm producing more damage and higher cresting floodwater hit Northeast...

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