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Penn State Altoona students explore, learn how to preserve the Chesapeake Bay

Penn State Altoona students spent three days on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay learning how to preserve the national landmark.

Undergraduate Research at Penn State Altoona

Undergraduate research opportunities are available all across Penn State Altoona. Several students share their experiences with research and explain the benefits of getting involved.

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.”
Lacey Wallace and Sierra Satterfield

The Question of Concealed Carry on Campus

Faculty member Lacey Wallace and student intern Sierra Satterfield delve into students' feelings about college campus gun policies
Tulary Girard presents paper at marketing conference

Tulay Girard presents paper at Atlantic Marketing Association Conference

Girard presented "Examining Private-Label Brand Equity Dimensions: Do Brand Equity Dimensions Differ for Different PLBs of the Same Store?"
Jeff Catchmark

New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates, greatly reduce pollution

An inexpensive biomaterial that can be used to sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications has been developed by Penn State researchers, who predict its adoption would greatly reduce pollution.
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NSF awards Penn State $500,000 for research commercialization efforts

Penn State faculty participants in Invent Penn State I-Corps Site training programs become eligible for national I-Corps program with awards of up to $50,000.
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.
New Zealand Mud Snails gathered around a dime

Ed Levri works to track progress of invasive snails

Ed Levri is part of a small research group that received a grant to track the progress of New Zealand mud snails in PA and NY.
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Altoona professor leads group in maintaining the right-of-way in the right way

A group of faculty, students, energy providers, and vegetation-management companies are looking at how to best maintain right-of-ways under utilities to protect those utilities and promote wildlife at the same time.

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