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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.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Penn State Altoona chancellor and dean, husband endow Open Doors Scholarship

Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry, chancellor and dean of Penn State Altoona, and her husband, Timothy L. Wherry, have made a $30,000 gift commitment to endow the Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Timothy Lee Wherry Open Doors Scholarship.
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19 Penn State Altoona student-athletes named to ECAC honor roll

The Eastern College Athletic Conference released its Academic and President's Honor Roll lists June 21, highlighting standout academic achievements by student-athletes during the Spring 2018 semester.
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Erin Murphy named poetry editor of national literary journal

Erin Murphy, professor of English, has been named poetry editor of "The Summerset Review," a national literary journal.
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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.
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Ian Marshall publishes new book of poetry

"Circumambulations," by Ian Marshall, professor of English and environmental studies, will be released June 18.
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Interview with alumna Erin Kelly featured in national journal

An interview with Penn State Altoona alumna Erin Kelly '09, is featured in the current issue of Wordgathering, an online national literary magazine.
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Yaw, Diller Recognized for Athletic and Academic Accomplishments

Penn State Altoona sophomores Tanner Yaw and Lauren Diller have each garnered a pair of awards from Penn State Altoona and the AMCC for their performances in the realm of athletics and their prowess in the classroom since the end of the 2017-18 season.
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Eiche Library announces new social media campaign “Remembering D-Day”

Penn State Altoona's Eiche Library will share excerpts from its World War II Letters archive on its social media channels during the week of June 4 to commemorate D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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