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Choose your own Penn State adventure at We Are Weekend

Mon, 2019-02-18 12:42
Find out what’s happening at University Park and start a new tradition this summer at We Are Weekend, which combines time-honored favorites and new advancements that Penn Staters are sure to love. The Penn State Alumni Association will host the premier summer event from May 31 to June 2 at University Park, with some events taking place nearby in downtown State College.

Rolling Reading Series welcomes Kimiko Hahn

Fri, 2019-02-15 15:00
Award-winning poet Kimiko Hahn will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium.

Strategic Plan seed grant advancing immersive learning experiences at Penn State

Thu, 2019-02-07 11:11
Imagine a world where space and time do not matter, where it’s possible to witness critical events in the history of the Earth and humankind, or have a sneak peek into the future. That’s what Penn State researchers, through the help of immersive technologies such as virtual reality and investments in the University's infrastructure, are hoping to accomplish with a Penn State Strategic Plan seed grant.

Protecting your intellectual property: Libraries offers resources for startups

Tue, 2019-02-05 09:52
Penn State University Libraries offers several offices and resources dedicated to the support of startups and entrepreneurs.

Penn State Libraries event to showcase unique storytellers in their own words

Mon, 2019-02-04 16:03
The third annual "(All In) Voices" human storytelling showcase may have a new title, but its commitment to diversity and inclusion through the unique storytelling of guest “voices” will be powerful as ever. Previously called the Human Library, the event will be held on Feb. 13 and welcomes the participation of Penn State students, faculty, staff and local community members.

Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshops offered by University Libraries

Wed, 2019-01-30 11:21
This spring, students, faculty and staff can participate in communications workshops offered by University Libraries that cover topics such as open access, copyright and fair-use policies. The workshops, which will take place Feb. 21 through April 2, are coordinated and led by Ana Enriquez, scholarly communications outreach librarian, are free and open to all.

Libraries' 'Secret Lives of Girls and Women' exhibit reveals hidden history

Tue, 2019-01-29 16:34
A new exhibition, “The Secret Lives of Girls and Women,” examines the spectrum of such “secrets” as found in the archival materials from Penn State University Libraries’ Eberly Family Special Collections Library. Located in the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery, 104 Paterno Library, on Penn State’s University Park campus, the exhibition is on display now through Sept. 1.

Libraries’ ‘Secret Lives of Girls and Women’ exhibit reveals hidden history

Tue, 2019-01-29 16:34
A new exhibition, “The Secret Lives of Girls and Women,” examines the spectrum of such “secrets” as found in the archival materials from Penn State University Libraries’ Eberly Family Special Collections Library. Located in the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery, 104 Paterno Library, on Penn State’s University Park campus, the exhibition is on display now through Sept. 1.

University Libraries offers readers a 'Blind Date with a Book'

Mon, 2019-01-28 10:51
Just a few clues and keywords will describe wrapped books during the University Libraries’ “Blind Date with a Book” through the month of February. Shelves in Pattee Library's Franklin Atrium, as well as several pop-up locations around Penn State’s University Park campus, will be filled with both fiction and non-fiction books available for students to take on a reading date.

University Libraries offers readers a 'Blind Date with a Book'

Fri, 2019-01-25 16:51
Just a few clues and keywords will describe wrapped books during the University Libraries’ “Blind Date with a Book” through the month of February. Shelves in Pattee Library's Franklin Atrium, as well as several pop-up locations around Penn State’s University Park campus, will be filled with both fiction and non-fiction books available for students to take on a reading date.

More Than a Movie: Dialogue About Gender Inequality in Honor Diaries

Fri, 2019-01-25 11:56
The Center for Global Studies will present a film screening of Honor Diaries at 7:00 p.m. on February 13 at the Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library, followed by a paneled discussion.

Workshops available to help undergrads get into research

Fri, 2019-01-25 11:21
Students looking to learn more about how to become involved in research as undergraduates are encouraged to attend workshops organized by University Libraries and the University Fellowships Office.

Libraries offers maps and geospatial info sessions for Spring 2019

Thu, 2019-01-24 12:01
This spring, Penn State University Libraries will offer informational sessions relating to foundational map and geospatial topics. Sessions do not require registration and are open to all Penn State students, staff, faculty and visitors, with remote viewing available online using Zoom.

Penn State mourns passing of philanthropist and arts patron Barbara Palmer

Mon, 2019-01-21 19:03
Barbara Palmer, whose lifetime of philanthropy is evident across Penn State and the Centre region, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 20. She was 93. Recognized by the University as an honorary alumna in 1987, Palmer was deeply engaged as a donor and a volunteer at the institution and in many organizations throughout the region.

Things to Do at Penn State: Jan. 17-24

Wed, 2019-01-16 13:43
What's happening at Penn State? Upcoming events include Martin Luther King Jr. activities, the Broadway musical "Finding Neverland" and March for Our Lives co-founder David Hogg.

Rolling Reading Series lecture rescheduled for Jan. 31

Tue, 2019-01-15 14:35
The Mary E. Rolling Reading series lecture by Penn State professors Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin, originally scheduled for Jan. 24, will now take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, in Paterno Library's Foster Auditorium.

Kasdorf, Rubin to discuss 'Shale Play' book project on Jan. 24

Tue, 2019-01-15 14:35
Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin will discuss their collaborative book project, ”Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium on the University Park campus of Penn State.

Student researchers invited to apply for indigenous knowledge award funding

Sun, 2019-01-13 16:11
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2019 M.G. Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Student Research Awards, with a maximum amount of $1,500 awarded per project. The submissions deadline for proposals is Feb. 23, and the application plus requirements and additional details are online.

Libraries MLK Week events include student poster exhibit, films, choir concert

Fri, 2019-01-11 16:50
Penn State University Libraries’ annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at Penn State continues in 2019, again highlighting students’ creative expression through the fine arts and offering screenings of films from the Libraries’ collection depicting Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and work.

Lo named Libraries-wide associate dean for learning, undergraduate services

Tue, 2019-01-08 11:36
Leo S. Lo, associate university librarian for Research and Learning at Old Dominion University, has been named Penn State University Libraries associate dean for Learning, Undergraduate Services and Commonwealth Campus Libraries, effective May 1.

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