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Andrew Mack

Specifying Specimens

A new publication co-authored by Andrew Mack consolidates research work in Papua New Guinea to help future researchers
Josh Gilbert and clips of the paper he co-authored with Dr. Jeffrey Moore

Josh Gilbert presents research paper at propulsion and energy conference

Gilbert co-authored and presented a paper with Dr. Jeffrey Moore at the Propulsion & Energy 2017 Forum and Joint Propulsion Conference.
black kites

Firehawks: Do they intentionally spread fire to aid in food collection?

Mark Bonta researches "firehawks:" Australian birds that may spread fires intentionally in order to make food collection easier.
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.
A business student reflects on his internship experience

Fall 2017 Student Showcase

Business, security and risk analysis, and electro-mechanical engineering technology students along with Pechter Business Plan teams participated in the biannual event.
Blue Horizon

The Sky's the Limit

As part of their senior capstone project, three engineering students collect atmospheric data by creating a functioning weather balloon as part of Lockheed Martin's Project Blue Horizon.
chesapeake bay

Penn State Altoona students explore, learn how to preserve the Chesapeake Bay

Penn State Altoona students spent three days on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay learning how to preserve the national landmark.
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.
Radio microphone and Distant Voices Near book cover

Connecting Over the Airwaves

For Shaheed Nick Mohammed, doing research for his latest book was “like diving into an old movie.”
Jeff Catchmark

New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates, greatly reduce pollution

An inexpensive biomaterial that can be used to sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications has been developed by Penn State researchers, who predict its adoption would greatly reduce pollution.