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Penn State Altoona co-sponsors symphonic Halloween event

Penn State Altoona has partnered with the Altoona Symphony Orchestra to offer a series of events leading up to their Oct. 28 concert.
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History 160 students take on the battlefields of Gettysburg

Students in the Battle of Gettysburg in History Memory course took to the battlefields, becoming tour guides for their classmates.
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Canal Jam 2017

On Saturday, September 23, music and the environment, plus local history, come together for the 2017 Canal Jam at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site in Gallitzin, PA.

Penn State Altoona Faculty Senate Statement on DACA

The faculty senate issues a statement supporting DACA beneficiaries at Penn State and elsewhere.
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Explore majors and minors at Altoona Majors Fair

The Altoona Majors Fair will be Tue, Sept 19 from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. outside the Slep Student Center.
Canal Jam 2017. Party Like it's 1839

Canal Jam 2017 to feature music, story-telling, and history

Canal Jam 2017 will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site near Gallitzin, PA.
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STAR Series announced for 2017-2018

Announcing the 2017-18 Spotlight on Teaching and Research (STAR) Series in which faculty share how their research influences their teaching and vice versa.
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Brian Black is opening speaker at Paris energy conference

Brian Black is the invited opening speaker at the annual conference of the European Oil and Gas Network (EOGAN) in Paris, France, June 1-2, 2017.

Faculty receive seed grant for new course development

Faculty members Karyn McKinney Marvasti and Beth Seymour are the recipients of a seed grant from Penn State's Office for General Education.

Brian Black contributes essay to new business and environment book

Brian Black's essay “Driving Change: The Winding Road to Greener Automobiles” was recently published in "Green Capitalism: Business and Environment in the Twentieth Century."

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