Erin Murphy's “Human Resources,” a collection of documentary and erasure poems about labor and employment issues, will be published by Salmon Poetry of Ireland in 2021, the 40th anniversary of the press.
An article written by Penn State Altoona's Roselyn Costantino — "The Maya Girls Use Technology to Bust Man-Made Divides" — was published in Ms. Magazine, a popular source for feminist news and information in print and online.
Brian Black, distinguished professor of history and environmental studies, presented "Closing the Loop: Informing our Energy Transition with New Knowledge" at the "In the Shadow of the Petrochemical Smokestack" conference recently held in Lyon, France.
Native Species, published by the Michigan State University Press, explores the questions of humanity’s uncertain place in nature and what happens to the souls of all creatures after death. Harvard Review proclaimed it “unflinchingly candid and enduringly compassionate.”
Award-winning poet Todd Davis, known for his lyric meditations on the natural beauty of his Pennsylvania home ground, will offer a reading as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series. Davis is also a professor of English and environmental studies at Penn State Altoona.
Laura Rotunno is the 2019-20 recipient of the Schreyer Honors College Excellence in Advising award presented annually to an honors adviser nominated by a student or students for excellence in advising.
Professor of English Erin Murphy’s poem “The World is a Scented Handkerchief” has been nominated for inclusion in "The Orison Anthology," and her most recent book of poetry has been nominated for the Lenore Marshall Award, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets.