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Release Date: Nov 22 2019

In November, eight noted alumni returned to campus to receive the College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Award, established more than 30 years ago to recognize the career achivements of Penn State alumni in the arts and design disciplines. While...

Release Date: Nov 22 2019

When Penn State philanthropists Thomas Sharbaugh and Kristin Hayes learned of their friend Bill Jaffe’s leadership giftto the proposed University Art Museum, they were inspired to make their own gift in honor of Jaffe, a longtime...

Release Date: Nov 20 2019

During his time in the Air Force as a munitions and weapons system technician, Andrew Storck carried missiles and loaded bombs onto the fighter jets in Alaska that protect our country’s northwest border. And by his side was a trusty companion...

Release Date: Nov 12 2019

When the national #HereToo Project presents a workshop performance about gun violence and activism at Penn State on Nov. 14–15, first-year School of Theatre students Mary Rose Valentine and Brian Bond will be part of the cast. Both Valentine...

Release Date: Nov 11 2019

For nearly 60 years, Bill Jaffe (’60 B.A. Journ) has been philanthropically engaged with the university he deeply loves, and as fundraising efforts for the new University Art Museum kicked off, he saw an opportunity to contribute to the arts...

Release Date: Nov 05 2019

When David Bass, a senior majoring in Human Development and Family Studies, registered for an online art therapy course in January, he had no idea just how much his life was going to change. Days later, his mother, for whom he had been a primary...

Release Date: Nov 05 2019

Marica Tacconi, professor of musicology and associate director of the School of Music, joined by internationally acclaimed soprano Liesl Odenweller and harpsichordist Marija Jovanovic, will present “Musical Gems from Three Newly Uncovered...

Release Date: Nov 04 2019

For one week in October, entrepreneurial-minded students in the College of Arts and Architecture had an opportunity to have their art business ideas workshopped by Steven Wasser, the former owner and CEO of Powell Flutes and well-respected art...

Release Date: Oct 31 2019

Penn State School of Theatre sophomore Sydney Smith was one of six winners of the inaugural Pat MacKay Diversity in Design Scholarship awarded by Live Design International.  A well-rounded artist, Smith is pursuing a theatre degree with a...

Release Date: Oct 30 2019

Recent Penn State Graphic Design graduate Colleen Wade landed her dream job at Burton Snowboards in Burlington, Vermont.  Wade, an alumna of the Graphic Design program in the College of Arts and Architecture, now works as a production designer...

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