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Penn State to lead research program focusing on transportation infrastructure

Transportation infrastructure in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region is expected to benefit from a multi-university transportation research program led by Penn State, through the Thomas D. Larson Transportation Institute, focusing on improving the durability and extending the life of the nation’s roads, railways, bridges and transit systems.
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.
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.

Alexander Diehm and Lori Lysiak

Alexander Diehm receives University Libraries Award for Information Literacy

Alexander Diehm received the University Libraries Award for Information Literacy for his poster, “Using Photoconductive Decay (PCD) to Measure Minority Carrier Lifetime in Semiconductors,” at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair.
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.
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
Andrew Mack

Specifying Specimens

A new publication co-authored by Andrew Mack consolidates research work in Papua New Guinea to help future researchers
Josh Gilbert and clips of the paper he co-authored with Dr. Jeffrey Moore

Josh Gilbert presents research paper at propulsion and energy conference

Gilbert co-authored and presented a paper with Dr. Jeffrey Moore at the Propulsion & Energy 2017 Forum and Joint Propulsion Conference.

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