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2 honors for Abington student literary magazine

The Penn State Abington undergraduate literary magazine earned two honors recently: a national award for the edition inspired by the aftermath of the atomic bombings in Japan, and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum added it to its research collection.

Remote robot connects engineering students, UMaine cohorts

Penn State Abington and Brandywine engineering majors used a mobile telepresence robot — an iPad attached to a self-balancing vehicle — to collaborate with students at the University of Maine.
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Worth melting for ... Abington student at Disney college program

Penn State Abington senior Mary Roche said her experience in the Disney College program was worth melting for — literally because the days were long and hot but she wouldn't have traded it for all of the magic in the world.
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Abington THON dancer's 3 wishes For The Kids

The Abington THON dancers are training hard and stockpiling fresh socks and sneaks. Junior Mary Roche talks about dancing to give families hope.
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Penn State’s campuses offer quality education and robust economic opportunities

Penn State’s 20 Commonwealth Campuses located across Pennsylvania not only educate more than 31,000 students, but also drive substantial community impact as employers. With more than 3,700 full-time and 4,000 part-time employees, Penn State campuses remain vital to the economic health and development of the regions they serve.
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Catch 'em all at Abington

The fans have spoken: Penn State Abington is a hot spot for Pokemon GO.
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Heard at Abington: Police, community dialogue

A Penn State Abington expert on law enforcement in America stressed to local residents, police and elected officials the importance of an ongoing and transparent dialogue.

Penn State Abington names athletics director

Penn State Abington announced the appointment of Deb Solfaro as director of athletics effective Aug. 1. Salfaro brings experience as an NCAA athlete, coach and collegiate athletic administrator to Abington's NCAA Division III program including stints at Mansfield and Boston universities.

Student-built robo-inspector fends off flooding, erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn’t fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials turned to students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree. They delivered Stormbot on time and way, way under budget.
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Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.