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Students and Joe Scott speak with engineer before working on 360-degree video in Europe

New virtual reality lab allows Altoona students to 'travel' around the world

Thanks to a new virtual reality initiative at Penn State Altoona, recent graduates in the rail transportation engineering (RTE) program have traveled to Europe to create immersive learning experiences for future students.
Nicholas Unis inspects a piece of his 3D-printed custom sneaker.

'Sneakerheads' may soon have 3D-printed options thanks to student shoe business

Nicholas Unis is leveraging his business curriculum and Penn State’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to turn an idea for fully customized, 3D-printed footwear into a viable product.
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.

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.
Tony Biddle

Altoona LaunchBox Bootcamp competition winner announced

Anthony Biddle, owner of SiteRite, is the winner of the 2017-18 Bootcamp Business Plan Competition held at the Altoona LaunchBox and its accompanying $10,000 prize.
Penn State Altoona Enactus students, alums, and advisors

Enactus team named Regional Champion at Enactus USA Regional Competition

The team will advance to the 2018 Enactus USA National Competition, to be held May 20-22 in Kansas City, MO.
Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Altoona dancers

Altoona raises more than $53,000 for THON 2018

Penn State Altoona contributed more than $53,000 toward the $10.1 million raised for THON 2018.

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