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Faculty edit, contribute to book on tourism, health and protected lands

Penn State faculty members edited and contributed to the newly published book, “Tourism, Health, Wellbeing and Protected Areas,” which focuses on global evidence that shows parks and other protected areas contribute to a healthy society and therefore increases the importance of cultural and nature-based tourism.
Glenn Sterner

Penn State researchers hope website humanizes, helps others affected by opioids

“Share Your Opioid Story” is an initiative designed to raise public awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and empower Pennsylvanians affected by the epidemic to talk openly about the effects of opioid addiction. Stories of individuals, family members and friends affected by the epidemic can be found — and shared — online at
IncU Competitors at the Invent Penn State Venture and IP Conference

Invent Penn State's Venture & IP Conference showcases disruptive innovations

The 2018 Invent Penn State’s Venture & IP Conference, held April 19-20 at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center, attracted more than 600 participants, including 80 startup companies and more than 40 venture capitalists and industry advisers — all working together to drive innovation, foster collaboration and enable startup companies to take their businesses to the next level.
Alternative spring break

Abington students reflect on service learning trips

Hurricane-torn Puerto Rico and an impoverished Native American reservation in South Dakota are unlikely spring break destinations, but Penn State Abington students competed to travel to these two areas for Alternative Spring Break.
Abington Alternative Spring Break Puerto Rico

Alternative Spring Break Puerto Rico

Penn State Abington and Penn State Berks students work in a mangrove field in Puerto Rico.

Abington service

Photo of the Week: Alternative Spring Break in Puerto Rico

A group of Penn State Abington students involved in Alternative Spring Break traveled to Puerto Rico. In addition to visiting historic sites, they worked in the wetlands and learned about the importance of mangroves to the island's ecosystem. Another Alternative Spring Break group spent the week in South Dakota working on a Native American reservation.

Abington Puerto Rico

Crisis in Puerto Rico hits 'close to home' for Abington student

A Penn State Abington student's parents are in Puerto Rico searching for her elderly grandparents.
Abington Puerto Rico student

Marianella Romero

Marinella Romero is the driving force behind a Penn State Abington collection drive to benefit Puerto Rico.

Abington Puerto Rico student

Marinella Romero family

Marianella Romero's mother and step-father (pictured) are in Puerto Rico searching for her grandparents.

Abington Puerto Rico

Abington students lead collection drive for Puerto Rico hurricane victims

The collection drive at Penn State Abington runs through Oct. 19.