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Release Date: Dec 18 2014

Congratulations to Kelly A. Detwiler ('90 B.S. Music Education), who was named the 2014 Penn State Outstanding Music Education Alumni Award winner. Detwiler serves as director of orchestras at Altoona Area High School and Altoona Area Junior...

Release Date: Dec 18 2014

Congratulations to Mark Ferraguto, assistant professor of musicology, on the December 2014 release of Music and Diplomacy from the Early Modern Era to the Present, a book he co-edited with collaborators Rebekah Ahrendt and Damien Mahiet. The...

Release Date: Dec 17 2014

For most faculty members at Penn State, the Golden Globes are an awards show they might watch or read about the next day. For theatre professor and actor Richard Robichaux, however, the 2015 awards mean much more. Robichaux appears in the critically...

Release Date: Dec 16 2014

Fouad Fakhouri ('97 M.M. Composition/Theory, '01 M.M. Orchestral Conducting) has received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Methodist University (North Carolina). As part of that honor, he delivered the fall commencement...

Release Date: Dec 16 2014

With the recent announcement that Penn State Musical Theatre alumna Caroline Bowman (’10) would take over the starring role of Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked starting December 16, Penn State has three Musical Theatre B.F.A. alumni...

Release Date: Dec 12 2014

Emily Paskewicz, a fifth-year student majoring in landscape architecture and geography, was one of two winners of Penn State Education Abroad's Annual Writing Contest, which is open to students across the University. Emily studied in Mang'...

Release Date: Dec 12 2014

Wanda B. Knight, associate professor of art education and women’s studies, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Art Educator in Higher Education by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA). “Dr. Wanda Knight stands out as a...

Release Date: Dec 12 2014

Academics, art professionals, artists and others are invited to participate in the Judy Chicago Dialogue Portal Part 2, "Difference in Studio Art Teaching: Applying Judy Chicago's Pedagogical Principles," which opened Dec. 1. In a...

Release Date: Dec 12 2014

Violinist Lin He (M.M. '00) performed at Carnegie Hall on November 22, 2014, playing a full program of the music of Dinos Constantinides with Margaret O’Connell, mezzo-soprano; Robert DiLutis, clarinet; and Michael Gurt, piano. The...

Release Date: Dec 11 2014

Susan Russell, the 2014-15 Penn State Laureate and associate professor of theatre, is taking her "Dignity Tour" to Penn State campuses, high schools and other locations across Pennsylvania, discussing "various languages of creativity...

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