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Jerry Zolten

Jerry Zolten to present at symposium focusing on black gospel music

Zolten will present "Straining at a Gnat and Swallowing a Camel: Black Folk Preachers, Life Teachers, and Equality Seekers."
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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.

Penn State Altoona Faculty Senate Statement on DACA

The faculty senate issues a statement supporting DACA beneficiaries at Penn State and elsewhere.

Employees benefiting from University's partnership with Quest Diagnostics

Penn State's partnership with Quest Diagnostics provides University medical plan members and their covered dependents the opportunity to save money when they choose to have nonurgent laboratory testing completed at one of the 225 Quest Diagnostics facilities across the Commonwealth.
National Hazing Prevention Week

Events planned for National Hazing Prevention Week

Events, including film viewings, interactive presentations, and speaker Travis Apgar, will be held Sept. 18-26, 2017.
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Penn State Altoona athletics round-up Sept. 8-14

Penn State Altoona offers scores and results from varsity athletics, Sept. 8-14.
Erin C. Murphy

Journal features Erin Murphy’s “Assisted Living” poems

The poems are based on Murphy's late mother-in-law, Ann Palmer De Prospo.
Andrew Ward: With Flowers

Anthony Ward: With Flowers

The lecture and performance will take place Oct. 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Lay It Down

Music of Vietnam-era radio program to air on WPSU

Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences and integrative arts at Penn State Altoona, and Academy Award–nominated film producer Frank Christopher collaborated on "Time to Lay It Down: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War," a two-part radio program that will air on WPSU at noon on Sept. 16.
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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.

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