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Takehiro Iwatsuki and kinesiology major Kierra Irwin work together on Iwatsuki's research regarding motor skills.

Autonomy in Athletics: Good Choice!

Takehiro Iwatsuki, assistant professor of kinesiology, studies whether or not choice influences motor skill performance
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.
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.
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.
URCAF

Penn State Altoona students take part in annual undergraduate research fair

Ninety-one Penn State Altoona students participated in the 16th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair on April 14.
Penn State Altoona Eiche Library

Dillen and Zanin-Yost present at West Virginia Library Assocation conference

Cathleen Dillen and Alessia Zanin-Yost presented, "Students and Research Needs: When small changes do make a difference."
Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Laura Rotunno facilitates a poster workshop

Laura Rotunno, Alessia Zanin-Yost featured on PA Library Association blog

“Promoting visual literacy with poster design workshops” describes how Rotunno and Zanin-Yost co-presented a series of workshops to help students transform research into posters.

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