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Engineering program at Philadelphia area campuses earns accreditation

The regional general engineering degree, delivered by a consortium composed of Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine and Penn State Great Valley, allows students to earn a degree from the Penn State College of Engineering, one of the top-ranked programs in the nation, while living in the Philadelphia area.
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Dieting during pregnancy linked to lower math scores in kids

New research suggests that dieting during pregnancy compromises children’s math abilities. Eric J. Connolly, associate professor at Penn State Abington, said the findings can impact important preventative interventions.
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Grant supports diversity, first-generation future engineers

Penn State Abington students will benefit from the campus' share of a $1.7 million grant aimed at increasing the number and diversity of graduates from the engineering major.
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Forty 'lucky, really lucky' years at Abington

Saying she "has held every job in the place" serves a pretty apt description of Gale Siegel's 40-year career at Penn State Abington. The senior director of Student Affairs, who occupied seven different offices spaces across three departments, retired in August after beginning her career as a part-time adviser in 1976.
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Abington MAPs success for math-centric majors

Their friends slept late, worked and relaxed this summer ... but 11 incoming Penn State Abington freshmen willingly spent an intense six weeks on campus. The upside of reducing downtime? These students in math-intensive majors boosted their skills by enrolling in an innovative program developed at Abington.

Abington athletes capture conference's highest honor

Penn State Abington student-athletes brought home the President's Cup for excellence in academics, sportsmanship, community service and sports.

Back-to-school financial tips

Penn State Financial Literacy Manager Daad Rizk has compiled a list of six basic financial tips to help students successfully adapt to life away from home.
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Abington faculty coaches young physics superheroes

They are physics superheroes, solving incredibly complex problems in a single bound. When the U.S team "trains" the brightest young minds in the nation for the International Physics Olympiad, it relies on experts such as Mikhail Kagan, assistant professor of physics at Penn State Abington. This year, U.S. teens captured five medals in the competition.
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Abington intern: Thinking like a true detective

A Penn State Abington senior started his summer internship with the local police expecting to explore the intricacies of policing and network with officers. But his daily interactions led to a shift in his state of mind, reinforcing his commitment to a career in law enforcement.
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Book examines early reformers 'hysteria' over vice in Philadelphia

Abington faculty member James Adams examines the interplay between gender stereotypes, cultural assumptions of vice, and legislation and politics and the hysteria surrounding prostitution in the late 1800s and early 1900s.