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Spreading Hope and Joy through Love and Action

A business project in Bolivia opens more doors for Penn State Altoona students.
Matt Adams in Austria

Learning the Language

Through the study of a second language, Matt Adams discovered a new passion and took a life-changing trip to Austria.
Kelsey Brumbaugh poses with two girls at Andrea’s Home of Hope and Joy in the cafeteria

Enacting Change

Enactus students use business skills to leave sustainable impact on Bolivian orphanage.
HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
HemoGo

HemoGo

Steve Flanagan, Sherveen Karbasiafshar, James Frazier and Mathew Chen created HemoGo. HemoGo is one of six Penn State student teams competing for $30,000 in funding on "The Investment" airing at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018, on WPSU.

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.
Jeff Catchmark

New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates, greatly reduce pollution

An inexpensive biomaterial that can be used to sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications has been developed by Penn State researchers, who predict its adoption would greatly reduce pollution.
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14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

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