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Jerry Zolten records voice overs while Frank Christopher records

Time to Lay it Down

Jerry Zolten and Academy Award-nominated producer Frank Christopher collaborate on a two-part radio show telling the story of Vietnam-era music
Nick Unis and his 3d printer

Building a Business Layer by (Thermoplastic) Layer

Using state-of-the-art technology, former student Nick Unis is turning his dream of creating and selling custom-made footwear into a reality.
Dr. Gabriel Karns, visiting assistant professor at Ohio State University, and writer and naturalist Marcia Bonta watch Elanor Bonta collect a bee.

Maintaining the Right-of-Way in the Right Way

Faculty, staff, and students partner with energy and vegetation-management representatives to measure the impact of right-of-ways on local wildlife.
A student volunteer carries supplies to a first-year student's room

Fall 2017 Move-in Day and Orientation Activities

Penn State Altoona Move In 2017 was a rainy one, but still fun and exciting.
Jessica Henri at Fox Hollow Boutique

A Passion for Fashion

Jessica Henri '14 joins the revitalization of downtown Altoona with the opening of Fox Hollow Boutique
2017 Community for Kids Golfer

Community for Kids Golf Tournament raises more than $20,000

Penn State Altoona’s Alumni Society hosted the third annual Community for Kids (CFK) Golf Tournament Friday, July 21 at Sinking Valley Country Club in Altoona.
El Teatro Campesino

Global-Centric Theatre

Robin Reese’s Theatre in Diverse Cultures class challenges students to redefine what "theatre" means to them.
 Altoona LaunchBox opens in downtown Altoona

Altoona LaunchBox opens in downtown Altoona

Penn State Altoona furthered its commitment to innovation and economic development with the Altoona LaunchBox dedication and ribbon cutting June 1, 2017, in downtown Altoona.
John Leri

Answering the Toughest Question: Why?

Why do people act the way they do? Curious to find out for himself, student John Leri decided to study the behavior of humans ... and zebrafish.
Kylea Myers

Universal Bonds

Graduate Kylea Myers discusses art and how it connects us all as human beings

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