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Old Spaces, New Places

Posted on December 2, 2022

Adaptive reuse is the term given to the repurposing of old buildings, and many of the buildings we use today are serving a very different purpose than originally intended. But repurposing a structure is not always easy. Continue »

 

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Volunteer Firefighters

Posted on December 2, 2022

All across Pennsylvania thousands of citizens are volunteering to protect our lives and property. In fact, more than 97% of all firefighters in the commonwealth are volunteers. Such service organizations even predate the U.S. Constitution. Continue »

 

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Railroads

Posted on December 2, 2022

Why is Altoona known as “Railroad City”? The answer can be found at the Railroaders Memorial Museum, located in Altoona. This home for railfans is where a new project is underway to bring back a legendary locomotive…the K4. Continue »

 

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2023 WPSU Poetry Contest

Posted on November 17, 2022

Share your poetry with WPSU for our first-ever Poetry Writing Contest! We are excited to read poetry from students across Central PA in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Continue »

 

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Patrick Smith Circle

Posted on October 24, 2022

You are cordially invited to the inaugural gathering of the Patrick Smith Circle of the WPSU Keystone Society.  Please join us on Wednesday, November 16 for breakfast and a presentation by WPSU leadership. Continue »

 

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HumIn Focus

Posted on September 9, 2020

In each episode, we ask scholars to reflect on ideas in their work in ways that expand and enrich questions of current concern. Continue »