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Davis's podcast focuses on recovering from environmental degradation

The third installment of the podcast, "Notes from the Allegheny Front," by Todd David, professor of environmental studies and English, is up and ready for a listen.
A monarch butterfly rests above several chrysalises waiting to metamorphosize.

Helping Monarchs Take Flight

Environmental studies majors create a monarch butterfly way station on campus to help protect the species.
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Eberly College of Science to hold advising meeting Oct. 9

Penn State's Eberly College of Science will have a meeting for all freshmen and sophomores who are planning science degrees to discuss the transition to University Park.

Davis's second podcast entry focuses on the happiness of jewelweed

The second installment of the podcast, "Notes from the Allegheny Front," is up and ready for a listen.
Todd Davis hiking through the snowy woods

Davis debuts "Notes from the Allegheny Front" podcast

“Notes from the Allegheny Front,” a podcast series by Todd Davis, professor of environmental studies and English, will appear several times during each semester.
Mike Branch

Nature writer Mike Branch to offer reading

Nature writer and humorist Mike Branch will read from his most recent book "How To Cuss in Western (And Other Missives from the High Desert)" at noon on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Penn State Altoona's Edith Davis Eve Chapel.

TREE Fund grant allows right-of-way research to continue

Penn State Altoona has been awarded a grant for year one of a four-year research project from the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund.
Brian Black in Scotland

Brian Black is invited speaker at conference in Scotland

Brian Black was an invited speaker at the 2018 Petrocultures Conference at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The conference is an international gathering of scholars from a variety of fields who study the intersection of energy and culture.
Book Cover: Landscapes of the First World War

Brian Black's essay published in new book

Brian Black, distinguished professor of history and environmental studies, has an essay in the recently published book "Landscapes of the First World War."
Todd Davis

Todd Davis’s essay wins nonfiction contest

Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, has won "Sport Literate’s" nonfiction award for his essay, “Lessons.