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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.
Old Main Tower

Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
 Emili award

Penn State Altoona honors faculty, staff at awards ceremony

Penn State Altoona recognized and honored several faculty and staff during its annual awards ceremony.

Four to receive Honorary Alumni Award from Penn State Alumni Association

Four longtime Penn State champions and benefactors will be recognized by the Penn State Alumni Association and receive the Honorary Alumni Award on June 1.
Reading Shaver's Creek book cover

Altoona faculty member Ian Marshall edits new book about Shaver's Creek

Ian Marshall, professor of English and environmental studies at Penn State Altoona, is the editor of "Reading Shaver’s Creek: Ecological Reflections from an Appalachian Forest."
Center for the Study of Sports in Society

Center for the Study of Sports in Society awards faculty grants

A group of Penn State faculty members have been awarded research and seed grants by the University's Center for the Study of Sports in Society, which is a multidisciplinary center that supports research, teaching, public programs, and service related to the study of sport and its cultural, economic, and social impacts.
Todd Davis

Poem by Todd Davis featured "The Missouri Review"

Davis's poem "Taxidermy: Cathartes aura" was selected as the publications Poem of the Week.
Black Kites at a fire, Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia, 2014.

Birds of Fire

Mark Bonta researches "firehawks:" Australian birds that may spread fires intentionally in order to make food collection easier.
AIP graphic

Penn State Altoona students, professors collaborate on physics research

An article co-authored by three Penn State Altoona students and two professors was recently published by the American Institute of Physics in the Journal of Applied Physics.