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Release Date: Jul 18 2018

When he began commuting from Brooklyn, New York, to University Park in 2014, Brian Alfred, assistant professor in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, often listened to podcasts to pass the time. But as he made his way through the catalogue, he...

Release Date: Jul 17 2018

When Roger and Rosalie Dietz made the decision to spend their retirement years in Happy Valley, the atmosphere and accessibility of Penn State was a driving force. But the joy and enlightenment that resulted from their immersion in the University...

Release Date: Jul 17 2018

Ellie Milewski, a junior in Penn State’s B.F.A. Acting program, made waves this past February when she, in collaboration with the Penn State School of Theatre, produced a staged reading of her first full-length play. The play, titled 27,...

Release Date: Jun 25 2018

Elizabeth “Cassie” Mansfield, art history scholar and senior program officer at the Getty Foundation, has been appointed head of the Penn State Department of Art History and will assume her new position on August 16, 2018. ...

Release Date: Jun 20 2018

William Doan, professor in the Penn State School of Theatre, will serve as an artist-in-residence in the College of Nursing for the 2018–19 academic year in an effort to infuse artistic representation into the science of nursing. The unique...

Release Date: Jun 12 2018

Rick Lombardo, award-winning stage director, artistic director, and adapter, has been appointed director of the Penn State School of Theatre, effective July 1, 2018. He is currently the chair of the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies...

Release Date: Jun 12 2018

Voice faculty member Norman Spivey and faculty member emerita Mary Saunders Barton have written a book, Cross-Training in the Voice Studio: A Balancing Act, published by Plural Publishing.  The publisher's website...

Release Date: May 29 2018

Maggie Davis doesn’t look like a detective. She doesn’t wear a trenchcoat, a fedora or carry a magnifying glass. But she’s solving a mystery that dates back to the early years of the United States and the birth of the American...

Release Date: May 25 2018

The Arboretum at Penn State invites the campus and community to the public opening of a summer art exhibition—"Gravity Schmavity: Repurposed Plastic Sculpture by Aurora Robson"—on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The exhibit will be on...

Release Date: May 24 2018

The College of Arts and Architecture will represent Penn State in various artistic ways at the 8th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art (ICCCIA) in Scranton, PA, May 28–June 2. Cristin Millett, professor of art at Penn State...

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