Monthly Archives: August 2016

Philly explorer Elisha Kent Kane honored at Laurel Hill Cemetery

On Friday, August 26, 2016, students from Penn State Abington unveiled a new historical marker at Kane’s family tomb in Laurel Hill Cemetery, as a lasting tribute to a man who died too young and was given what may have … Continue reading

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Leadership in an Extreme Environment

P.J. Capelotti, professor of anthropology and Penn State Abington’s resident explorer, chronicles three failed American expeditions to the frozen north in his new book, The Greatest Show in the Arctic: The American Exploration of Franz Josef Land, 1898–1905.  His 2.5 … Continue reading

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