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Erin C. Murphy

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.
Ian Marshall

Ian Marshall publishes new book of poetry

"Circumambulations," by Ian Marshall, professor of English and environmental studies, will be released June 18.
Erin Murphy and the cover of her book, Assisted Living

Erin Murphy publishes new poetry collection, wins national book prize

"Assisted Living," winner of the 2016 Brick Road Poetry Press Prize, is comprised of 72 demi-sonnets, a seven-line poetic form that Murphy devised. The poems encompass the life span experience, ranging from childhood to aging and caregiving.
Penn State Altoona Mark

Finding his path through research

Michael Spencer's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and graduate studies in materials science and engineering.
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.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten's "How They Got Over" to be screened in Australia

The film, which can be viewed by local audiences in State College on June 12, will be shown in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Brisbane, May 12-20.
Kofi Adu

Altoona's Kofi Adu granted Fulbright scholarship for study in Ghana

Kofi Adu, associate professor of physics at Penn State Altoona, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.
Erin Murphy and the cover of her chapbook Remorse Code

Erin Murphy publishes new chapbook

"Remorse Code," a chapbook of poems by Erin Murphy, professor of English, has been published by Seven Kitchens Press. The manuscript won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition.
Karin Jordan

Penn State Altoona welcomes Karin Jordan, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Karin Jordan has been named Penn State Altoona’s new Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Jordan began her new role in April administering the college’s academic programs and policies.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten pens piece for Library of Congress's National Song Registry

The piece is written about the Swan Silvertones gospel group and its version of "Oh Mary Don't You Weep."

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