Guest speaker Brian Kinney from The Barn at Lemont

The Flavors of Life

In the HIST 111: American Food System: History, Technology, and Culture course Julie Rockwell introduces students to regional foods across the United States, exploring where food originates, why certain foods appear in certain places, how food is processed, and why it ends up on our plates.
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The Dark Cliffy Spot

A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
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Ivyside Dance Ensemble company performs

Dance to the Music

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a performance featuring current and past ensemble members.
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Latest News

Jim Shomberg

Jim Shomberg Named Third Team All-Region by ABCA/Rawlings

For the second time in his collegiate baseball career, the outfielder from Lansdale, PA has been named third team Division III All-Mideast Region selection by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings.
HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
Roz and Phil Sky with the Nittany Lion

Rosalind E. “Roz” Sky to receive University’s Honorary Alumni Award

Sky will receive the award for her lifelong commitment to her community as a volunteer and philanthropist for numerous meaningful organizations.
Jim Shomberg, Peter Jacobs, Catcher Cumming, Tyler Manger, Austin Anderson, Hunter Breon

Six Baseball Players Earn Spots on AMCC All-Conference Team

Men's baseball players Jim Shomberg, Peter Jacobs, Catcher Cumming, Tyler Manger, Austin Anderson, and Hunter Breon were named to the various All-Conference teams on May 16.
Haley Giedroc, Emily Strouse, Abby Showers, Kelsey Bristol

Four Lady Lions Voted to All-AMCC Softball Team

Haley Giedroc, Emily Strouse, Abby Showers, Kelsey Bristol were all named to the AMCC All-Conference Team on Tuesday, May 15.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten's "How They Got Over" to be screened in Australia

The film, which can be viewed by local audiences in State College on June 12, will be shown in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Brisbane, May 12-20.
Tracey Cobb Irvin with her poster presentation at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

Tracey Cobb Irvin shares her undergraduate research experience

The biology alum's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and winning prizes at the college's annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair.
Kofi Adu

Altoona's Kofi Adu granted Fulbright scholarship for study in Ghana

Kofi Adu, associate professor of physics at Penn State Altoona, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.
Old Main Tower

Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
Erin Murphy and the cover of her chapbook Remorse Code

Erin Murphy publishes new chapbook

"Remorse Code," a chapbook of poems by Erin Murphy, professor of English, has been published by Seven Kitchens Press. The manuscript won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition.