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Nature Writer Katie Fallon

Nature writer Katie Fallon to speak on campus

Fallon's lecture, "Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird” will take place Thursday, October 12 at noon in the Edith Davis Even Chapel.
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.
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.
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.
Peltier device

Altoona professor, students look to solve complex ozone layer problem

Depletion of the ozone layer has been a major source of environmental concern for decades. Penn State Altoona professor Kofi Adu and his students are researching ways to heat and cool the earth without using dangerous substances.

'Birders' flock to Altoona's inaugural Earth Day Birding Classic

This past spring the first Earth Day Birding Classic was held at Penn State Altoona. The goal for each team was to identify — by sight or sound — as many species of birds as possible in 24 hours in Blair and nearby counties.

Altoona engineering students create solar powered tractor for final project

Three Penn State Altoona engineering students needed a senior project that was interesting, workable, and affordable. What they came up with might not be a far-fetched idea for the future.
Sustainability Word Cloud

Stepping Toward Sustainability

Penn State Altoona is on the forefront of sustainability with its policies and practices.