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Release Date: Aug 10 2018

Abigaile Wiker will serve as the College of Arts and Architecture marshal during the summer 2018 commencement ceremonies scheduled for Aug. 11, at the Bryce Jordan Center. Wiker is graduating on Saturday with a degree in Scenic Design after a highly...

Release Date: Aug 06 2018

Cyclists peddling under the Brooklyn Bridge or travelers preparing to embark on a journey from the Pittsburgh International Airport will now have their experience ornamented with work from Ann Tarantino, Penn State School of Visual Arts assistant...

Release Date: Jul 24 2018

Communicating the intricate structure of pollinator communities can be a difficult task, but thanks to a collaboration between the School of Visual Arts and the Center for Pollinator Research, there is a new tool that could have success both inside...

Release Date: Jul 23 2018

If you walk through the Arboretum at Penn State this summer and early fall, you’ll see more than flowers and greenery. Gravity Schmavity, an exhibition featuring outdoor plastic sculpture by Aurora Robson, is installed at the Arboretum through...

Release Date: Jul 23 2018

As human exploration of Mars becomes more of a possibility, planning for the basic needs of the explorers begins with conceptualizing a shelter. A team of Penn Staters is making a strong case that they should be the ones to join with NASA in...

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...