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Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.

Ivyside Dance Ensemble celebrates 10 years at Penn State Altoona

The 2017-2018 academic year represents the 10 year anniversary for Ivyside Dance Ensemble. Caitlin Osborne, creator and director of the company, KT Huckabee, associate teaching professor of integrative arts and dance, and current and past company members share their experiences as part of the ensemble.

Andrew Mack

Specifying Specimens

A new publication co-authored by Andrew Mack consolidates research work in Papua New Guinea to help future researchers
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.
Blue Horizon

The Sky's the Limit

As part of their senior capstone project, three engineering students collect atmospheric data by creating a functioning weather balloon as part of Lockheed Martin's Project Blue Horizon.
Students studying at Chesapeake Bay

Immersed in Bay culture

Students spent three days on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay learning how to preserve the national landmark.
Radio microphone and Distant Voices Near book cover

Connecting Over the Airwaves

For Shaheed Nick Mohammed, doing research for his latest book was “like diving into an old movie.”

Exploring wetlands with Environmental Studies 100

Students in Environmental Studies 100 spent several hours identifying plants, trees, and non-native invasive vegetation during a class field trip to local mitigated wetlands.

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