Penn State Abington News

Two Penn State Abington student athletes earned conference player of the week honors while the women's lacrosse and men't tennis teams won last week. Check out all of the Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of March 15, 2015.
The nationally ranked Schreyer Honors College announced its acceptances for the Class of 2019 from a record total 3,721 applications received for the incoming freshman class. The accepted Schreyer Honors College Class of 2019 includes Scholars from 32 states and 12 countries. The final class count of 300, represents only 8 percent of the initial applicants.
A psychological organization selected research developed by Penn State Abington students for its recent conference. They answered questions and engaged with pre-eminent scholars during "enormously important" experience fostered by Abington College Undergraduate Research Activities (ACURA).
Nine Penn State Abington students presented their own research, or first-author work, at the Eastern Psychological Association annual conference in Philadelphia last week.
A water bottle in a publicity shot for the period drama "Downton Abbey" unleashed harsh criticism and hilarious parodies about the visual authenticity of the series. But it also raises deeper issues about its accuracy in advancing understanding of a remarkable time in British history, from 1912 through the 1920s. Penn State Abington Professor of History Andrew August, whose research focuses on social history, gender and culture in modern British history -- a sweet spot for discussing life on the fictional country estate of Downton Abbey -- weighs in on the cultural and historical accuracy of the wildly popular period drama "Downton Abbey."
A first-year baseball player comes out hitting and earns conference player of the week honors plus the Penn State Abington athletics scores and achievements for the week of March 8.
Research Unplugged launches its spring season on March 19 with a slate of six speakers covering topics including orphans, exoplanets, love, political satire, Biblical stories and sonification.
Research Unplugged launches its spring season on March 19 with a slate of six speakers covering topics including orphans, exoplanets, love, political satire, Biblical stories and sonification.
Penn State Abington women kicked off March with a basketball title and athlete of the week honors for two lacrosse players. Don't miss the scores and achievements for the week of March 1, 2015.
Twenty-three faculty and staff marked milestones ranging from 10 to 30 years of service to Abington.
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