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SoVA team receives grant to facilitate remote teaching of ceramics



SoVA Ceramics faculty received a grant to transform Intro to Ceramics into a completely remote course.
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Alfred curates exhibition highlighting sound and the visual arts



Brian Alfred, associate professor of art, is the curator of “Sound & Color,” a group exhibition at Miles McEnery Gallery in New York City that runs through December 19.
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Despite pandemic challenges the show goes on in the School of Theatre



When preparing for theatre education in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, School of Theatre administration, faculty and staff leaned on science to set the stage.
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Landscape architecture professor develops online training in streetscape design



Paul Daniel Marriott, associate professor of landscape architecture, has partnered with the National Preservation Institute to develop an online streetscape design training course.
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Center for the Performing Arts to host final ‘Front Row: National’ chamber music stream Nov. 19–23



The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State will conclude its run of “Front Row National,” the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s free online concert series Nov. 19–23.
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Studio for Sustainability and Social Action Seeks Submissions for Symposium



The Penn State Studio for Sustainability and Social Action invites proposals for its inaugural symposium and exhibition, to take place virtually April 22–24, 2021.
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New online gallery features past THON logos from Stuckeman School alumni



The THON website recently published a new virtual gallery showcasing five previous logos from the annual event as well as the designers responsible for them.
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Students present at 26th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium



Art History PhD candidates Karly Etz, Claire Heidenreich and Olga Zaikina-Kondur have been nominated to present their
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Support programs across the College of Arts and Architecture on #GivingTuesday



Alumni, friends and students of the College of Arts and Architecture will have the opportunity to support a variety of programs in the visual and performing arts on #GivingTuesday.
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Meet Kimi Mate, the student designer behind the THON 2021 logo



Second-year graphic design student Kimi Mate designed the THON 2021 logo to follow this year’s “Rise and Unify” theme.
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Penn State stage managers celebrate Travis DeCastro



Penn State Stage Management alumni celebrated Travis DeCastro's retirement and three decades of service to Penn State with a Zoom celebration in August.
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Theatre alumni group’s networking event goes virtual



The School of Theatre Affiliate Program Group's annual networking event went virtual for 2020, allowing more alumni from across the country to participate.
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School of Theatre alumna and instructor hones her craft through comedy



Theatre alumna and instructor Malena Ramirez's comedy career has blossomed at Penn State after she got her start in New York City and her native Puerto Rico.
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Delfeayo Marsalis and Uptown Jazz Orchestra to stream live Nov. 20



A livestreamed concert by musical-family-dynasty trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and Uptown Jazz Orchestra has been rescheduled to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20.
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Jazz at Lincoln Center to stream ‘The Democracy! Suite’ Nov. 11–18



Jazz at Lincoln Center, featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis, will perform “The Democracy! Suite.”
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‘The Living Room Project’ helps to raise nearly $10,000 for School of Theatre



Penn State Centre Stage Virtual presentations of “The Living Room Project,” a series of online episodes to benefit the School of Theatre Fund, helped to raise nearly $10,000.
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Theatre alumnus establishes award recognizing LGBTQIA+ students



Theatre alum, friend, and colleague Rob Schneider has very generously funded a new diversity scholarship focused on the needs of LGBTQIA+ students.
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Theatre alum “fights” her way back to her first love



1996 Theatre alum Jennifer Christa Palmer has found success everywhere from Renaissance festivals to theatre stages and television, thanks in large part to Penn State.
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Ty Burrell named 2020 Alumni Fellow



Ty Burrell (’97 M.F.A.) was named a 2020 Alumni Fellow, the most prestigious honor given by the Penn State Alumni Association. He will visit campus in fall 2021.
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Architecture students raise more than $5K for Pittsburgh-based community garden



Two architecture students were so moved by their experience with the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh during the spring 2020 semester, they raised $5k for a community garden.
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School of Visual Arts serves as model for supporting graduate students during pandemic



When graduate students in the School of Visual Arts realized, in spring 2020, it would be awhile before they could access their studios, they took matters into their own hands.
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St. Lawrence String Quartet to present ‘Haydn Discovery’ online performance, discussion Nov. 4–12



Invited by the Center for the Performing Arts, St. Lawrence String Quartet created a free special streamed performance and discussion “Haydn Discovery.”
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“The Osaze Project” explores the incidents which led up to the Osaze Osagie tragedy



Penn State Centre Stage Virtual will present 'The Osaze Project,' Friday, November 13, 7:30 p.m., at sites.psu.edu/pscsvirtual.
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College website redesign wins award



The College of Arts and Architecture’s new website, designed by Rowland Creative, has received a Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals [CP]2 2020 Bracket Award.
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