Black Kites at a fire, Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia, 2014.

Birds of Fire

Mark Bonta researches "firehawks:" Australian birds that may spread fires intentionally in order to make food collection easier.
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A graphic representation showing how the Security and Risk Analysis Club and the Sheetz Fellows Program came together to work on the HAX competition

Up to the Challenge

What began as an activity for the Security and Risk Analysis club, has grown to include entrepreneurs from the Sheetz Fellows Program. The two groups of students teamed up with the national security firm GRIMM for something called Hax.
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Logan McHale and Bill Butterfield working on their website and sporting their Simply Lion wear

Dynamic Duo

Bill Butterfield and Logan McHale want to make their mark at Penn State Altoona and beyond.
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Roselyn Costantino

Roselyn Costantino to participate in panel discussion Feb. 22

Costantino, professor of Spanish and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Penn State Altoona, will offer thoughts on health disparities in rural and Latina communities.
Hayden Hodges

Class of 2028: It's never too early to plan for the future!

Though he won't graduate from high school until 2024, Hayden Hodges is already planning to major in Rail Transportation Engineering at Penn State Altoona.
Lacey Wallace

Article by Lacey Wallace featured in "The Conversation"

Wallace's article is titled, "Why is there so little research on guns in the U.S? 6 Questions Answered."

"Hard Freight" submission deadline extended

Students may now submit entries of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art through March 1, 2018.
Mike Lucas

Mike Lucas featured in "Orthodox Arts Journal" article

The article, "The Byzantine Sculpture of Michael Lucas," is featured in the journal, which is dedicated to the promotion of traditional Orthodox Christian liturgical arts.
The elms near Old Main

Interdisciplinary projects awarded seed grants from IEE

The 2017–18 Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) seed grant recipients have recently been awarded to 16 groups of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State. This year nearly $350,000 have been awarded to more than 40 researchers in five colleges at University Park as well as at four campuses.
Altoona dancers

Altoona raises more than $53,000 for THON 2018

Penn State Altoona contributed more than $53,000 toward the $10.1 million raised for THON 2018.
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Penn State Altoona athletics round-up Feb. 10-16

Penn State Altoona offers scores and results from varsity athletics Feb. 10-16.

Lions Baseball Voted Third in AMCC Preseason Poll

The team was voted into third place in the 2018 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.
Clouds at Sunset

Penn State Altoona to present "House Full of Letters" by Kit Steinkellner

Performances run March 22-24 at the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.