Lecture: Eugenia Etkina, Science Education

Apr 16, 2014 12:00PM

Prof. Etkina will give three talks:

1)    Common break. Lecture for a broad audience.
On new federal science education standards.


Ideas from science education that can be useful in other disciplines and lead to successful careers.


Penn State Theater: Blood at the Root

Feb 28, 2014 6:30PM
Building: Sutherland
Room: Sutherland Auditorium

blood at the root cover“Powerful in its audacity, compelling in its passion.”


Don’t miss an exclusive performance of this bold new play inspired by racial tensions at a Louisiana high school in 2006.


LEAP Magician

Jan 17, 2014 12:00PM
Building: Lares

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Jonathan Petit and Michael Stanley –Baker, Chinese Religions

Mar 26, 2014 12:00PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112

Professor Stanley-Baker (visiting from Germany) and Pettit (visiting from Taiwan) will participate in a public roundtable on magic, alchemy, drugs, and demons in pre-modern and contemporary China.


This event is in celebration of the launch of Abington College's new Asian Studies Minor in Spring 2014.

Professor Robert Kurzban, Current Evolutionary Theories on Morality

Mar 21, 2014 12:00PM

Why do we have morality? From where is it derived?


Professor Kurzban will discuss current evolutionary theories of morality, asserting that the adaptations that underlie moral judgment and behavior serve to deliver benefits (or prevent harm) to others. He will also discuss three lines of research built around an alternative view.


Leslie Bostrom, "Monster Flower Series"

Feb 27, 2014 3:00PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112

Monster Flower SeriesProfessor Leslie Bostrom will give a lecture about her current series of work on display in the Woodland Commons Gallery.


Experience A Class Visit Day For Accepted High School Students

Feb 17, 2014 10:30AM - 1:00PM

On your day off, visit us to learn about the next steps in the admissions process, take part in a special presentation by Abington's esteemed faculty, and tour our beautiful campus.




-Registration begins at 10:30 am in the Sutherland building.
-Brief admissions presentation at 10:45 am in room 9, Sutherland building.
-Classroom experience from 11:10 am - 11:50 am.

Get To Know Us! Visit Day for High School Students

Apr 18, 2014 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: 108 Lubert Commons

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Join us for a visit day on your day off from schoool!


Get To Know Us! Visit Day for High School Students

Feb 17, 2014 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Join us for a visit day on your day off from school! This program is for high school students who haven't applied.





-Registration begins at 2:15 p.m. in the Lares Student Union building.

-Admissions presentation at 2:30 p.m. in Lubert Commons, Lares building.

-Campus tour at 3:00 p.m.


Parking instructions:

LEAP Presents: Lion Showcase 2014

Apr 4, 2014 7:00PM

Lion Showcase 2014


Do not miss out on all of the amazing talent Penn State Abington has to offer! You're in store for a night of absolute amazement and extraordinary entertainment! Free!


Well-known comedian Eric O'shea will be gracing us with his comical abilities. Do not miss out on one of the most amazing events of the year!