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Brian Black

Article by Brian Black featured in "The Conversation"

Brian Black's article "How the federal government came to control your car's fuel economy" was featured in "The Conversation."
Ian Marshall

Ian Marshall publishes new book of poetry

"Circumambulations," by Ian Marshall, professor of English and environmental studies, will be released June 18.
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.
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.
A Penn State Altoona gives a thumbs up while collecting trash along Spring Run

Sustainability Council hosts successful spring cleanups

During the month of April, Penn State Altoona's Sustainability Council hosted two successful cleanups on and around the Penn State Altoona campus.
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.
Forest Scene

Environmental Studies alum to speak Apr. 17

Alexandra Patton will share her post-graduation experience working with the US Forest Service in a presentation titled, "Conservation in Action: Career Path since Penn State Altoona."
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.

Learning By Discovery

Environmental Studies students get hands-on experience learning and doing research outside of the classroom.

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