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Pj. Capelotti Abington

On the road with Abington's resident explorer

The Penn State Abington faculty member explored roadside archaeological sites and the wreck of a shark fishing boat from the film "Jaws."

At The Roots of the Drug War

Students worked with Abington anthropology instructor Autumn Zellers Leon '09 examining the the impact of illicit crop cultivation in indigenous Columbiam populations. 

North Pole

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.