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Release Date: Dec 02 2016

William J. Doan, Penn State professor of theatre and former associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Arts and Architecture, has been appointed director of the School of Theatre for a three-year term, effective July 1, 2017...

Release Date: Dec 02 2016

Dan Carter will step down as director of the School of Theatre and producing artistic director of Penn State Centre Stage on June 30, 2017, after 22 years of service. He will continue as a part-time, non-resident member of the faculty through June...

Release Date: Dec 02 2016

Whether a student takes an introductory art history course in a classroom or at a computer in an active battle zone, Heather McCune Bruhn, instructor in art history, wants the experience to be transformative. “I have had students who are...

Release Date: Nov 21 2016

The time is right to speak up for justice, according to the designer of this year’s poster for the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration. Hayle Stoner, a senior graphic design major, created the poster in Lanny Sommese’s GD...

Release Date: Nov 18 2016

Online education is undoubtedly changing the ways in which students learn. Through his online course, Arts and Architecture 121: Design, Design Thinking, and Creativity, Peter Aeschbacher is helping change the way students think. As course designer...

Release Date: Nov 17 2016

After the shopping holidays of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we now have #GivingTuesday, an international day of philanthropy to help kick off the gift-giving season. Established in 2012 by the United Nations Foundation and the 92nd Street Y, #...

Release Date: Nov 11 2016

Like many Penn Staters, Alan and Lucy Wright have a special connection with the University. They met while Alan was an undergraduate and Lucy was a staff member, working in the business office. Three of their children and two of their grandchildren...

Release Date: Nov 11 2016

Dean Barbara O. Korner is pleased to announce that Patrick J. McGrady, Charles V. Hallman Curator, has agreed to serve as interim director of the Palmer Museum of Art effective January 3, 2017. McGrady has been a curator at the Palmer since 1992,...

Release Date: Nov 11 2016

Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity, by Troy Thomas, associate professor of art history and humanities at Penn State Harrisburg, was recently published by Reaktion Books, London. The book focuses explicity on the tensions, contradictions, and...

Release Date: Nov 10 2016

Congratulations to Robert J. Holland (’73 B.Arch.) and Tim O’Neal Lorah (’82 B.F.A. Theatre), who were recently honored as Penn State Alumni Fellows, the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association. Holland is a project...

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