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Anne Showalter

Altoona alumna thrives at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Penn State Altoona alum Anne Showalter has taken a winding career path over the last 15 years, but she has finally found her home working at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
The Pennsylvania Capitol

Eleven Penn State students to present research to PA legislators on April 25

Undergraduate students representing seven of Penn State’s campuses will present their research to legislators at the 15th annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference, taking place at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on April 25.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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Penn State Altoona to offer kinesiology major in fall 2017

Recognizing a growing desire among current and prospective students as well as strong market demand, Penn State Altoona will offer the kinesiology major, with options in both movement science and exercise science, starting with the fall 2017 semester.
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Professional writing minor now available at Penn State Altoona

The professional writing minor is now available to students at Penn State Altoona. Designed to complement all bachelor’s degree programs, the new 18-credit minor helps prepare students to write effectively in academia and the workplace.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
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Two Penn State students honored with NIST-SURF Fellowship

Two Penn State students, Michael Bichnevicius and Cassandra Carrick, have been honored by the National Institute of Standards (NIST) and Technology’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Bichnevicius and Carrick will both gain valuable hands-on research experience and work with cutting-edge technology in the Washington, D.C., area this summer.
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.
Eric Crisp

Penn State Altoona students take part in annual undergraduate research fair

Penn State Altoona presented its fifteenth annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair (URCAF) Saturday, April 8 on campus.

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