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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.
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Penn State invests $2 million to support strategic priorities

Through an innovative new funding process, Penn State is investing $2 million in its top strategic priorities, while simultaneously advancing the vital and transformative work of its faculty, staff and students across the University.
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Penn State students study fragile ecosystems in Cuba

Students and teachers from CHANCE conducted biological and ecological research alongside field scientists in Cuba this summer
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Lehigh Valley CHANCE accepting student applications for summer Cuba program

Penn State Lehigh Valley’s CHANCE program is accepting applications for its spring and summer 2017 program, which includes travel to Cuba. The application deadline is April 10.
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CHANCE accepting student applications for summer Costa Rica program

Penn State Lehigh Valley’s CHANCE program is accepting applications now through March 15 for its spring and summer 2017 program, which includes travel to Costa Rica.
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Lehigh Valley LaunchBox announces second round of grant recipients

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox awards 16 more projects micro grants.
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Thinking beyond the classroom

Eight students from Penn State Commonwealth campuses traveled to China with the CHANCE program last July to research the pollution of and restoration efforts needed to preserve the Yangtze River watershed.
Lehigh Valley student Mandy Marquardt stands at Machu Picchu.

Lehigh Valley campus expands spring break travel options for students

Penn State Lehigh Valley has expanded the number of spring break travel opportunities offered this year. During spring break (March 9-15), Lehigh Valley campus faculty and staff are leading more than 75 students on trips to Great Britain, Ireland, Mexico, and Peru, as well as Massachusetts and West Virginia.