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Release Date: Jan 15 2019

Like many freshmen, Adam Kling began his Penn State career unsure of what he wanted to study. Eventually his interest in cartoon animation led him to the Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) major in the School of Visual Arts, where he found his...

Release Date: Jan 15 2019

Mark L. Lusk, School of Music Professor, will hold his 63rd bi-annual trombone recital on Jan. 28 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall in Music Building 1. During the free event, Lusk will be joined by Nitzan Haroz, Principal Trombonist...

Release Date: Jan 03 2019

Distinguished Professor of Art Chris Staley recently spent two weeks as a visiting artist at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Below he reflects on his experience. After flying more than 10 hours from Newark, N.J., to Israel, it felt...

Release Date: Dec 18 2018

Emma Van Allen (’14 B.M.E) participated in the fall 2018 Partners in Music program – this time as a State College Area School District fifth-grade elementary orchestra teacher. Her first involvement with the program was as a senior music...

Release Date: Dec 18 2018

Alexa Sangbin Thomson, Professional Performance Certificate (PPC) recipient in 2016, has just won a coveted position as a community-embedded musician in the Houston Symphony. Alexa came to Penn State from New Zealand to study with Prof. Tim Deighton...

Release Date: Dec 13 2018

Scott Sheehan (‘12 M.M.E.) and Craig Snyder (‘91 B.S. Mu. Ed.) have been named as finalists for the 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award. Each year, the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum partner to select the finalists. This year, the...

Release Date: Dec 12 2018

As an art curator in New York, Penn State School of Visual Arts alumna Heather Bhandari aims to promote underrepresented artists by using a healthy mix of resources she has gathered during her nearly two-decade career. After graduating with a master...

Release Date: Dec 11 2018

Mallika Bose, associate professor of landscape architecture, has been appointed College of Arts and Architecture interim associate dean for research, creative activity and graduate studies, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Bose came to Penn State in 2002 as...

Release Date: Dec 07 2018

Landscape Architecture student Cristina Frass has been named the College of Arts and Architecture’s fall 2018 student marshal. While working towards a bachelor of landscape architecture degree with minors in sustainability leadership and...

Release Date: Dec 05 2018

Pitch Exploration Lab, a space created for undergraduate or graduate students from any major to explore music, brain and psychology topics with a focus on pitch processing and psycho-motor activity, will begin meeting in January and is now...

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