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Steve Mullen on the deck of a Navy vessel

Uncharted Seas

Using the skills he learned as part of the Sheetz Fellows program, EMET grad Steve Mullen landed a job with Lockheed Martin helping to develop the world’s first maritime ballistic missile defense system.
photo of US Route 66 with railroad in the background

Penn State to lead research program focusing on transportation infrastructure

Transportation infrastructure in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region is expected to benefit from a multi-university transportation research program led by Penn State, through the Thomas D. Larson Transportation Institute, focusing on improving the durability and extending the life of the nation’s roads, railways, bridges and transit systems.
2018 City Lights photo

City Lights: Experience the ingenious power of partnership

A series of interactive City Lights events will showcase Invent Penn State next month, as the annual series will visit Harrisburg; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh from June 18-21.
Eric Barron and Lee Hite

Local leader commits $1 million to power Altoona innovation hub

Penn State and the Invent Penn State initiative are celebrating a $1 million gift from Altoona business leader Lee Hite and his family to support the LaunchBox at Penn State Altoona.
Students and Joe Scott speak with engineer before working on 360-degree video in Europe

New virtual reality lab allows Altoona students to 'travel' around the world

Thanks to a new virtual reality initiative at Penn State Altoona, recent graduates in the rail transportation engineering (RTE) program have traveled to Europe to create immersive learning experiences for future students.
Nicholas Unis inspects a piece of his 3D-printed custom sneaker.

'Sneakerheads' may soon have 3D-printed options thanks to student shoe business

Nicholas Unis is leveraging his business curriculum and Penn State’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to turn an idea for fully customized, 3D-printed footwear into a viable product.
Penn State Altoona Mark

Finding his path through research

Michael Spencer's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and graduate studies in materials science and engineering.
Jeria Quesenberry runs a session of the Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and the Arts Camp

College hosts camp for girls in STEM and the arts

Building on the program’s first camp held in November, the event focused on exposing junior high girls to growing opportunities in the technology and engineering industries.
A graduate sits with her pet dog at spring 2018 commencement ceremony at Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona holds spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Penn State Altoona held its spring 2018 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 5, at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona.

Spring 2018 Commencement Address - Stephen G. Sheetz

Stephen G. Sheetz presented remarks at the spring 2018 Penn State Altoona Commencement Ceremony, held at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

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