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#Black Lives Matter co-founder 'vision for all' at Abington

Veteran activist Opal Tometi, co-founder of #Black Lives Matter, urged Penn State Abington students to become "collaborators for justice" during a daylong roving discussion last week.
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Two Abington athletes break scoring records

Two Penn State Abington basketball players shared a magic number last week: Each scored 40 points, breaking previous program records for points in a single game.
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Scene at Abington: No tolerance for relationship violence

It's your right to be safe from sexual and relationship violence, and the Penn State Abington community takes responsibility to protect each other. Stand for State training teaches tactics to effectively intervene and diffuse risky situations.
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Abington to the North Pole: Research inspires prize-winning art

"North Pole," artwork created by a Penn State Abington student for an undergraduate research project, claimed first prize in an exhibit sponsored by The Polar Center at Penn State. Senior Jacqueline Lanning traveled to Norway and worked with international experts documenting the early exploration of the world’s northernmost archipelago, Franz Josef Land.
Gurunathan in the lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Berkeley, California, as part of her summer research internship.

Penn State senior wins Churchill Scholarship

Penn State senior Ramya Gurunathan has been selected to receive a prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a highly sought-after program that allows American college students to pursue graduate studies in engineering, mathematics or the sciences at the University of Cambridge. Gurunathan is only the second Penn State student to win the Churchill Scholarship since its inception in 1963.
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Stand for State provides the tools for Penn Staters to stop violence

Stand for State, an initiative aimed at empowering Penn Staters to stand up for one another, will kick off University-wide the week of Jan. 25.
Michelle Brook

Heard at Abington: Mental health in the media

Penn State Abington students tackled media portrayals of mental health, race, gender, and the LGBTQ community.
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Gratitude a doubly healthy habit for new year, Abington researcher says

Gratitude: It's the buy one, get one free of New Year’s resolutions, according to a Penn State Abington professor and other researchers, who found there are documented mental and physical benefits to both the person expressing appreciation and to the recipient.

Abington multiplies service efforts in memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Penn State Abington community multiplied its service efforts for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Initiatives included sprucing up a Philadelphia school and the first Stand for State bystander intervention training.
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Abington economist: Employee-centered scheduling benefits all

Lonnie Golden, professor of economics at Penn State Abington, testified this week at a hearing on proposed legislation aimed at eliminating erratic work schedules for hourly employees in the District of Columbia.