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Penn State Abington Faculty in the News

The Washington Post and asked Penn State Abington faculty about two very different topics: whale skeletons at the Smithsonian and a Seattle startup that converts unused vacation time into other benefits.
Abington international business competition

International business competition translates into real world experience

Students from American and German universities mixed into teams at the annual Penn State Abington international business competition. They worked through communication challenges to develop business proposals for a worldwide technology company.
Abington women's soccer

Penn State Abington sports scoreboard: Week of Oct. 16

​Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of Oct. 16, 2016.
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In the Abington gallery: 'Ag Breathnu Orthu Bas (Watching Them Die)'

Artist Nichola Kinch explores connections between Ireland's Great Hunger in the mid-1800s and contemporary instances of oppression in the Penn State Abington art gallery.
Korman service

Philanthropist Steven Korman urges Abington students to live a life of service

Philanthropist, real estate developer, and 1962 alumnus Steven H. Korman arrived at Penn State Abington to discuss some serious business with a select group of Penn State Abington students — the business of living a good and fulfilling life.

Flexible work hours lead to happier, more productive employees

An Inc. magazine editorial encourages companies to implement policies based on research by a Penn State Abington labor economist. The study suggests flexibility to balance work with personal needs makes employees happier, ultimately boosting productivity and retention.
Lonnie Golden

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.
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Scene at Abington: Pie in the Face for THON

A Penn State Abington tradition: On a sunny fall afternoon, the Abington community pays to smash a whipped cream pie in the face of a "favorite" friend to raise money for kids with cancer through Abington THON.
Abington history

Faculty member's new book marks a century at Penn State Abington

A Penn State Abington faculty member recently published an illustrated history of 100 years of education at the campus, "Penn State Abington and the Ogontz School." The author will host a book signing on Oct. 21.

Abington students cheer president's Black Lives Matter acknowledgement

Cheers erupted at Penn State Abington when University President Eric J. Barron said "We Are Black Lives Matter" at the launch of All In at Penn State: A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion.