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Altoona faculty, students hammer out propulsion problems

We may know how to use propulsion but there are still problems to solve. That’s what keeps Penn State Altoona’s Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jeffrey Moore and his students interested.
Enactus 2017

Enactus team brings home a third place finish at national expo

Penn State Altoona's Enactus team placed third in its league at the national exposition in May, putting it in the top 10 percent of U.S. Enactus teams.

Altoona student's interest in behavior leads to research on humans and zebrafish

The study of psychology and understanding human behavior led to not one, but four research projects for Altoona graduate John Leri.
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.
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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.
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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Global Entrepreneurship Week set for Nov. 14-17 at Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona will hold several activities and events as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 14-17. Global Entrepreneurship Week is the annual celebration of Penn State's year-round commitment to innovation. It brings together students, faculty, staff, and community members to promote the entrepreneurial spirit and cultivate student start-ups.
Joseph Keller

Alumni Fellow Joseph Keller recognized for distinguished career

The Penn State Alumni Association recognized former Penn State Altoona student Joe Keller with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
I Can Do It program

Students, participants find success in 'I Can Do It, You Can Do It' program

A relatively new course at Penn State Altoona and the President's Council "I Can Do It, You Can Do It" program provides students with a unique opportunity for engaged learning.

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