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Spring Run

Sign up now for the 3rd annual Spring Run Cleanup

The event will take place Friday, April 20, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Eiche model

Penn State Altoona's Eiche Library boasts new equipment for patrons

Penn State Altoona’s Eiche Library recently acquired new equipment that patrons can use, such as life-sized anatomical models and 360- degree video equipment.
Monarch Butterfly

A Distant Pair of Wings

Thanks to some faculty and students, art and science came together to raise awareness of the monarch’s plight and start an effort to help the butterflies migrate.
Lara LaDage and Jennilyn Vallejera

Active learning research manuscript by faculty and students published

The group's manuscript was accepted for publication in the "Advances in Physiology Education" journal.
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.
Bernadette Armstrong with a saw whet owl

Biology students visit owl monitoring station in Elk County

The students visited the site as part BIOL 444 Ecology of the Mid-Atlantic
A little bird in the hand

Students get field-based learning at migratory bird monitoring site

Environmental studies students traveled to Penn State Dubois to learn about bird migration and bird banding with biology professor Carolyn Mahan.
Carolyn Mahan

Mahan's Chronic Wasting Disease lecture set for Nov. 16

Mahan, a professor of biology and member of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing, and Conservation will speak Nov. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Spooktacular Science Logo

Spooktacular Science set for Oct. 7

The event will feature chemistry and physics demonstrations and hands-on science labs for children grades 1 and up.
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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.