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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.
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Six $50k grants awarded to campuses for entrepreneurship centers and programs

Today (June 20) in the Capitol Rotunda, Penn State announced the awarding of six additional $50,000 seed grants to jump start entrepreneurial activities across the Commonwealth and celebrate its 13 newly launched entrepreneurship programs in Pennsylvania that are expected to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.
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50 shades of voices: Abington alumnus explores wonders of human sounds

Award-winning filmmaker and Penn State Abington alumnus Martin Zied interviewed Osama bin Laden and recorded behind the scenes at the Burning Man Festival. His latest work explores the power of human voices.

Expert advice on cybersecurity at Abington

Senior managers representing the FBI, government, health care and international business gathered at Penn State Abington for a public forum on current cybersecurity issues.
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Never too late to date: Seniors say yes to romance

Penn State Abington sociologist Beth Montemurro and her students organized two screenings and discussion with a filmmaker who explored the nature of love among senior citizens. They plan to follow up with a speed dating session for seniors this fall.

Retiring Penn State Abington chancellor leaves lasting impact

The story of retiring Penn State Abington Chancellor Karen Wiley Sandler as told by the people who know her the best: the campus community.
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Abington debuts maker space/innovation hub

Penn State Abington LaunchBox at the Abington Art Center intentionally blurs the boundaries between analog and digital, art and science, traditional and experimental. Computers, laser and vinyl cutters, and 3D printers live side-by-side with sewing machines, saws, and tools of all description.
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Teacher champions: New model for elementary ed majors

Aspiring teacher champions — better known as elementary education majors — gathered for a conference at Penn State Abington to explore building relationships and communities, leading to more effective teaching.
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Penn State Abington breaks ground for first residence hall

About 400 Penn State Abington students will call the $50 million complex home. The apartment-style units are in the heart of the township and students can easily walk or bike to classes, shopping and activities.

Wi-Fi calling now supported at Penn State

To enable cellular calls in areas with weak carrier coverage or in buildings with spotty reception, Voice over Wireless, or Wi-Fi calling, is now supported at Penn State through the University’s primary cellular vendors: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint.