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News: August 2010

The Transition of Appalachia

The economic model of globalization has propelled rural communities in the United States and much of the world toward specialized, low-value, extractive economies for much of the twentieth century.

Posted on 8/19/2010 3:56:57 PM

Science Symposium Discusses Mountaintop Removal’s Environmental Impact

Scientists from around the country are meeting in Pittsburgh on August 1–6, 2010, for the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting.

Posted on 8/4/2010 12:26:05 PM

Conversations on the Porch, Appalachian Summit

“Conversations on the Porch,” the 2010 Appalachian Summit, takes place August 11–13, 2010, at the Marriott Town Center in Charleston, W.V.

Posted on 8/4/2010 12:17:35 PM

Marcellus Shale Drillers in Pennsylvania Amass 1,435 Violations

The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association has reviewed environmental violations accrued by Marcellus Shale drillers working in Pennsylvania between January 2008 and June 25, 2010.

Posted on 8/3/2010 11:35:17 AM

Upcoming Conference Celebrating Northern Appalachia in Word and Song

Please mark your calendars now for the Center for Northern Appalachian Studies mini-conference on April 11, 2011, at California University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/2/2010 2:54:25 PM

  • Center for Northern Appalachian Studies
  • McElhaney Hall, Room 102B
    441 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2734
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.