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A Chinchilla in Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

In Search of Chinchillas

Professor Carolyn Mahan started out looking for wild chinchillas in Peru—believed to be extinct—and instead found half a dozen species of other rare wild mammals.
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
Sheetz Fellows at the Innovation Factory

Sheetz Fellows visit Germany and Amsterdam

The junior and senior classes of Penn State Altoona's Sheetz Fellows traveled to Germany and Amsterdam over spring break to explore global markets.
Jordan Wolfkill at the Big Valley Animal Hospital

Pet Project

Jordan Wolfkill shares experiences from his internship at Big Valley Animal Hospital.
Jordyn Greene with Altoona Police Department Officers

Criminal Justice Internship Spotlight

Jordyn Greene shares experiences from her internship with the Altoona Police Department
Dom Flemons

Canal Jam 2017

On Saturday, September 23, music and the environment, plus local history, come together for the 2017 Canal Jam at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site in Gallitzin, PA.
Altoona Majors Fair Logo
Sep
18
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Altoona Majors Fair

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Outside Slep Student Center

Students will have the opportunity to explore all of Penn State Altoona's major and minor programs at the Altoona Majors Fair, Tuesday, September 18, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.