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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
Student team virtual poster session Abington

Virtual-world technology supports collaboration in online Abington-based course

A study by a Penn State Abington faculty member concluded that using a virtual-world technology to support student collaboration expanded the course's scope by improving engagement and facilitating team collaboration.
composite head shots of Jen Hunter at left and Christina Riehman-Murphy at right

Hunter, Riehman-Murphy share national Innovation in College Librarianship Award

Jennifer Hunter and Christina Riehman-Murphy, Penn State University Libraries reference and instruction librarians at Penn State Abington College Library, are being recognized for their inventive, student-centered programming as co-recipients of the 2017 Innovation in College Librarianship Award.
Abington art faculty

H. John Thompson

Astronaut #3, Astronaut Faces Series, 8 inches by 10.5 inches, collage, 2015. 

Joe Oakes

Abington faculty member named University's IST Instructor of the Year

Senior instructor Joe Oakes is a champion of the IST program and has been named Penn State's IST Statewide Instructor of the Year.
Joe Oakes IST Abington

Joe Oakes IST Abington

Joa Oakes, information sciences and technology senior instructor, using the Oculus Rift.

Joe Oakes IST Abington

Joe Oakes IST Abington

Joa Oakes, information sciences and technology senior instructor, using the Oculus Rift.

Cooking in the Archives

Shakespeare in My Kitchen: Historic recipes re-created in modern kitchen

A professor blends her expertise on the Early Modern Era with a love of cooking.
Abington English

Shakespeare in my kitchen: Abington scholar transforms recipes for modern cooks

A Penn State Abington faculty member often can be found in the kitchen with her blogging partner re-creating recipes dating from 1600 to 1800.
English Abington

Macarony Cheese

The first recipe adapted for the Cooking in the Archives blog is comfort food, an 18th century version of macaroni and cheese.

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