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Book Cover: Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: Optical Deconstructions by Edit Toth

Edit Toth authors book on design and visual culture

Edit Toth, part-time lecturer in art history, has published the book "Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: Optical Deconstructions."

Studying Zebrafish

Cairsty DePasquale and student research assistant Jordan Wolfkill use zebrafish and a newly constructed swim tunnel to conduct research on exercise and the brain.

Cairsty DePasquale and Jordan Wolfkill study the movements of zebrafish

Going with the Flow

Cairsty DePasquale and student research assistant Jordan Wolfkill use zebrafish and a newly constructed swim tunnel to conduct research on exercise and the brain.
Peter Hopsicker (left) is congratulated by Dr. Alun Hardman, presdient of the IAPS

Hopsicker receives service award from international sports association

Peter Hopsicker was awarded the 2018 Heather Reid Distinguished Service Award by the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS).
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.
Sarah Shear

STAR Series to feature Sarah Shear Sep. 13

Shear will present “Confronting difficult histories: Blurring researcher-teacher-student identities to engage in transformational dialogues” as part of the Spotlight on Teaching and Research (STAR) Series.
TREE Fund

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.
Lacey Wallace

Article by Lacey Wallace featured on "The Conversation"

Wallace's article, "Why there's so much inconsistency in school shooting data" can be read on "The Conversation" website.
Erin C. Murphy

Murphy’s essays featured in "Brevity," other journals

Erin Murphy, professor of English, has had one of her creative nonfiction essays featured in the "Brevity" literary journal podcast.
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.

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