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Hunter, Riehman-Murphy share national Innovation in College Librarianship Award

Jennifer Hunter and Christina Riehman-Murphy, Penn State University Libraries reference and instruction librarians at Penn State Abington College Library, are being recognized for their inventive, student-centered programming as co-recipients of the 2017 Innovation in College Librarianship Award.

Philadelphia region engineering majors support high school robotics team

A women’s high school robotics team demonstrated their new creation for students enrolled in the Philadelphia regional undergraduate general engineering at Penn State Great Valley.
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Penn State Abington women's basketball team playoff-bound

Penn State Abington athletics scores for the week of Feb. 12, 2017. The women's basketball team opens the playoffs Feb. 21 at Lancaster Bible College.
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Abington raises $25,000 for THON

Three dancers and about 50 supporters are recovering this week from one of the most exhausting and rewarding weekends of their lives -- THON. They danced, they cried, and they cheered all to raise money to combat pediatric cancer.
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Inside the gallery: The man behind Abington art exhibitions

Artist and alumnus H. John Thompson teaches and manages exhibitions and the woodshop at Penn State Abington, while directing the campus art gallery.
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Measuring and improving the impact of parks on health

A team of Penn State researchers is working with the National Park Service to measure and improve its impact on people’s health.

Exhibit at Abington explores queer identity

Acclaimed curator Jordan Rockford spoke to the Penn State Abington community recently about "Where We Find Ourselves," the multi-artist exhibition he conceived that graces the Woodland Gallery through Feb. 26. According to Rockford, the exhibition is about exploring queer identity and how culture can influence it.
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International programs a two-way street at Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington and South Korean students spent a month exploring culture and friendship.
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Labor union invests in project management certification through Abington

Project management crosses industries and specialties. It's why one night a week for 28 weeks, project managers from two pharmaceutical giants teach the discipline to members of a labor union. The process is managed and accredited through the Penn State Abington Office of Continuing Education.
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Heard at Abington: Reaction to presidential executive order banning travel

The Penn State Abington community focused on supporting individuals following the live-streamed National Teach-In on the executive order banning Muslims, immigrants, and refugees.