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A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
Ivyside Dance Ensemble company performs

Dance to the Music

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a performance featuring current and past ensemble members.
Jordan Wolfkill at the Big Valley Animal Hospital

Pet Project

Jordan Wolfkill shares experiences from his internship at Big Valley Animal Hospital.
Jordyn Greene with Altoona Police Department Officers

Criminal Justice Internship Spotlight

Jordyn Greene shares experiences from her internship with the Altoona Police Department
One week's worth of collected coffee grounds

Taking Out the Trash

Penn State Altoona’s Enactus team takes on three sustainability projects.
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.
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.
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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