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arts + design + health innovation

Operating within the College of Arts and Architecture Research Office, ADRI seeks to improve lives through research and application of arts and design practices to health and well-being. In keeping with goals outlined in the College’s strategic plan, ADRI projects are typically collaborative and interdisciplinary in nature, push methodological boundaries, link research and teaching, make innovative use of technology, and engage with university-wide research initiatives and priorities. ADRI also coordinates and hosts a range of programming designed to foster, support, and broadly disseminate innovative arts, design, and health-focused research and practice.

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Penn State partners on project to help protect coastal communities

Peter Stempel, associate professor of landscape architecture, is part of a research team that was awarded a four-year, $1.5 million grant through the National Oceanic and Atmospher

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A Penn State researcher is part of a research team that was awarded a four-year, $1.5 million grant through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to


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Penn State Centre Stage offers first-ever sensory-friendly performances

Two sensory friendly showings of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” are scheduled for Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse Theatre.
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$10 University Park student tickets available for ‘Fandango for Butterflies’

Students can purchase online at cpa.psu.edu with the promo code FANDANGO. Or, to avoid a $4 per ticket surcharge, they can purchase in person at Eisenhower Auditorium.
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