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Undergraduate research helps Abington student ‘scope’ out career options

Nicholas Lynch's research took him to a National Science Foundation laboratory in West Virginia.
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Student research leads to memorial for Arctic explorer

A decade of research spanning two generations of Penn State Abington students concluded last week when they unveiled a historical marker dedicated to a legendary Philadelphia-born Arctic explorer.
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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.
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Abington Student Stories: Tracking the polar explorers

Three Penn State Abington students joined a team of international researchers in Norway this summer, investigating the American exploration of the world's northernmost archipelago and solving at least one historical mystery along the way.
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Students use steerable radio telescope to study the universe

Penn State Abington students traveled to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, one of the premier study locations in the world for astronomers, last fall to collect data for their research projects. Three days in a remote West Virginia mountain town learning to use and tune enormous telescopes led to months of number crunching as part of the Abington College Undergraduate Research Activities (ACURA).