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Todd Davis

Todd Davis is poet-in-residence at the Chautauqua Institution

During his stay, Davis offered a poetry reading, a public lecture, and a poetry workshop.
Brian Black

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.
Birding Classic photo

Birding Classic puts funds to good use

For the second year in a row the Earth Day Birding Classic was held at Penn State Altoona as teams competed to identify by sight or sound as many species of birds as possible in 24 hours in Blair and nearby counties.

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."
Todd Davis

Todd Davis's "Winterkill" is Midwest Book Award finalist

Todd Davis' most recent book of poems, "Winterkill," is one of three finalists for the Midwest Book Award.
Munich, Germany

Brian Black talks American energy dependence at conference in Munich

Black was an invited speaker at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) in Munich, Germany.
Brian Black

Brian Black featured on "Many Things Considered" podcast

Brian Black was recently featured on an episode of Marc Johnson’s internationally-distributed podcast Many Things Considered.
Globe in the Grass

Events announced for Earth Week 2017

Penn State Altoona will present a series of events in commemoration of Earth Week, Monday - Friday, April 17-21, 2017.
Brian Black

Brian Black pens article for The Conversation

"How World War I ushered in the century of oil", an article written by Brian Black, has been published in "The Conversation."
Blue Jay

Penn State Altoona to hold second Birding Classic starting April 22

Penn State Altoona will hold the second Birding Classic beginning at noon on April 22. The goal of the event is for teams to count as many species of birds as possible in a 24-hour period.