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Release Date: Oct 18 2018

Just minutes before entering her audition on the snare drum, Susan Nowlin, now Susan Nowlin Batutis, braided her long hair and pulled it to the top of her head to show then director, James Dunlop that she could wear the iconic Blue Band top hat...

Release Date: Oct 17 2018

We need 400 people to help us tune the School of Music's new recital hall on October 30 and 31! That's right—400 people to sit quietly in a seat while the acousticians measure and evaluate the sound of various instruments and ensembles...

Release Date: Oct 04 2018

The MorningStar Solar Home, a self-sustainable home designed and built by Penn State students and faculty, now features a mural created by Danielle Spewak, a senior in the Penn State School of Visual Arts. The home was created in 2007 to compete in...

Release Date: Oct 02 2018

Just a few minutes after the halftime whistle was blown at Saturday night’s White Out against Ohio State, the largest-ever crowd at Beaver Stadium was treated to a halftime spectacular that was the result of a unique collaboration between the...

Release Date: Sep 27 2018

Before paint stores and computer screens flooded the visual environment with a seemingly infinite variety of hues, color was a hard-earned thing. Pigments had to be harvested from animals, dug from mines thousands of miles away, or generated through...

Release Date: Sep 27 2018

Kyrie Harding has been appointed as the academic advising manager for the College of Arts and Architecture. Harding comes to the college from the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications where she served as lead academic advisor for almost ten...

Release Date: Sep 26 2018

This month, after a national search, the Palmer Museum of Art welcomed Amber Krieg into the new role of associate director of museum membership and donor relations. Krieg began her duties on Sept. 17. At the Palmer, Krieg’s main objective will...

Release Date: Sep 25 2018

Penn State alumnus and former Blue Band member Harry Burns and his wife, Patricia Wirth, have made a financial commitment to the University for the purpose of establishing the “Blue Band Diversity Fund,” which aims to increase diversity...

Release Date: Sep 24 2018

One-hundred years after the end of World War I, a new composition commemorating that day in history will be performed by the Penn State Concert Choir on November 11 at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the School of Music’s new recital hall, adjacent to...

Release Date: Sep 24 2018

William J. Dewey, associate professor of art history, College of Arts and Architecture, and director of the African Studies Program, College of the Liberal Arts, was part of the curatorial team for “Striking Iron: The Art of African...

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