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Philadelphia Water Challenge

Water Challenge aims to prevent contamination in Philadelphia rivers, streams

Penn State Abington and the Philadelphia Water Department are tapping teams from colleges and universities for solutions to protect streams and rivers from contamination.
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Integrative Studies Seed Grants awarded to faculty across University

The Office for General Education has announced this year’s seed grants to support the development of Integrative Studies courses. The awarded proposals are representative of a wide range of academic disciplines, and include proposals from faculty at Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth.

Bottled up: Abington students find out what really happens to recyclables

A Penn State Abington student writes about sustainability and what she learned after touring a local recycling facility as part of a class trip.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
food pantry service

LionsShare food pantry

The LionShare food pantry opened in April 2017.


Abington sustainability bid wins $15,000 Pepsi Challenge grant

Penn State Abington won a three-year Pepsi Challenge Mini Grant totalling $15,000 that will fund paid internships as well as student competitions and showcases all focused on strengthening local sustainability efforts.
CHANCE Cuba study abroad

Applications available for summer study abroad in Cuba

Penn State Abington students have the opportunity to become among the first college students to study in Cuba through a summer research practicum focusing on Cuban conservation efforts and environmental policies.
A member of the research team surveys a park visitor

Measuring and improving the impact of parks on health

A team of Penn State researchers is working with the National Park Service to measure and improve its impact on people’s health.
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.