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Thinking beyond the classroom

CHANCE traveled with 24 students to China last July to research the pollution of and restoration efforts needed to preserve the water flowing through the Yangtze River watershed.
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Catching up with Fenz Tech

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox first round grant recipient, Fenz Tech, provides an update.
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Students learn to stand up for each other

Stand for State action week activities took place at Penn State Lehigh Valley last week to empower Penn Staters to be proactive and stand up for each other.

Nine new faculty and staff members join Penn State Lehigh Valley

Penn State Lehigh Valley has announced the addition of nine new faculty and staff members.
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Catching up with Auxilium Medical Services

The first round of grant recipients of Lehigh Valley LaunchBox provide an update. This week, Vinod Jeyaretnam of Auxilium Medical Services checks in.
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Presentation about entrepreneurism to kick-off faculty fall lecture series

Penn State Lehigh Valley will host diverse speakers on four occasions this fall as part of its annual Faculty Invitational Lecture Series.
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SAGE lectures for fall 2016 announced

Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment (SAGE), an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, has announced the schedule for its fall 2016 four-part lecture series, which will explore topics such as hidden biases, women and the presidency, discoveries in astronomy, and social dynamics in the professional kitchen. Each SAGE session is held on the first Friday of the month and begins with coffee at 10:30 a.m., the featured speaker at 11 a.m., and lunch at noon.
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Catching up with the Virtual Incubator Network

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox first-round grant recipient Steve Boerner talks about life as an entrepreneur and how his company benefited from the micro grant.
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Registration open for 10th annual Diverse Literacies Conference

Registration is now open for the 2016 Diverse Literacies Conference presented by Penn State Lehigh Valley and the Lehigh Valley Writing Project. The conference will focus on "Language as a Resource for Revaluing Diverse Learners" and takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Conference Center in Macungie.