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  • Student Programming Association to present Bryan Stevenson on March 20 On Feb 22, 2019 The Penn State Student Programming Association Lectures Committee, in collaboration with the Rock Ethics Institute, will present a free lecture by Bryan Stevenson at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, in Eisenhower Auditorium. The lecture is part of SPA’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Stevenson is an award-winning author and lawyer who wrote the New York Times best-seller "Just Mercy." He also is a leading voice for civil rights and criminal justice reform.
  • Liberal Arts senior dedicates life to service from very young age On Feb 22, 2019 After losing her sister to cancer at just 11 years old, Kylie Kuhns founded a nonprofit called Kelsey's Dream to assist other children with cancer. The senior labor and employment relations major has dedicated her life to serving others through Kelsey's Dream, THON, and even in the White House.
  • Comparative Literature Luncheon series presents talk by Charlotte Eubanks On Feb 21, 2019 Charlotte Eubanks, associate professor of comparative literature, Japanese and Asian studies at Penn State, will present “The Art of Persistence: Akamatsu Toshiko and the Visual Cultures of Transwar Japan," at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 25, in Room 102 of the Kern Building.
  • Film screening of 'Human Flow' to examine human migration March 26 On Feb 21, 2019 The Center for Global Studies will present a film screening of "Human Flow" at 4 p.m. on March 26 in Lewis Katz Auditorium at University Park. The film gives a powerful visual expression to massive human migration. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe.
  • Day of dialogue offers community chance to have conversations that matter On Feb 19, 2019 More than 600 campus community members came together on Jan. 21 for student-facilitated conversation, a "Day of Dialogue" pilot event hosted by World In Conversation: A Center for Public Diplomacy.
  • Choose your own Penn State adventure at We Are Weekend On Feb 18, 2019 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.
  • Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia On Feb 17, 2019 Australia has the highest rate of mammal extinction in the world. Resettlement of indigenous communities resulted in the spread of invasive species, the absence of human-set fires, and a general cascade in the interconnected food web that led to the largest mammalian extinction event ever recorded. In this case, the absence of direct human activity on the landscape may be the cause of the extinctions, according to a Penn State anthropologist.
  • Rolling Reading Series welcomes Kimiko Hahn On Feb 15, 2019 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.
  • Cherokee Nation citizen/Native American history scholar joins history department On Feb 15, 2019 Associate Professor of History Julie Reed, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, recently joined the Penn State faculty, joining a cohort of scholars who focus on indigenous studies in the Department of History in the College of the Liberal Arts. Concurrently, Penn State became one of only 20 institutions to be admitted as members in the prestigious Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies.
  • Five Liberal Arts students serve as THON 2019 directors On Feb 14, 2019 This weekend, thousands of volunteers will work around the clock to make sure THON runs smoothly. Those volunteers are led by an Executive Board made up of 17 Penn State students. Five of those students are in the College of the Liberal Arts.
  • Penn State Law at University Park now accepting GRE for joint-degree seekers On Feb 14, 2019 Penn State Law at University Park is now accepting the Graduate Record Examination for applicants seeking a juris doctor in combination with a graduate degree in a different discipline at Penn State.
  • Deliberation Nation brings together students, community to discuss social issues On Feb 14, 2019 For the fifth year, Penn State first-year honors students are inviting the community to join them for Deliberation Nation, a series of deliberative discussions about local, national and global issues of significance and urgency. More than 50 deliberation events will be held on the University Park campus and in State College from Feb. 18-28.
  • College of the Liberal Arts recognizes record number of new Paterno Fellows On Feb 13, 2019 Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts inducted 142 students as Paterno Fellows and Schreyer Scholars on Feb. 6 as part of an innovative landmark program offered jointly by the college and the Schreyer Honors College. In addition, the winners of the sixth annual Collegiate Laws of Life Essay Contest were recognized at the ceremony.
  • Biological responses to conflict differ in maltreated children On Feb 13, 2019 A team of Penn State researchers measured the biological responses of mothers and children during problem-solving tasks to see how they differed in maltreating and non-maltreating families.
  • VP of human resources for Philadelphia Eagles gives Outstanding Alumni Lecture On Feb 11, 2019 On Oct. 18, 2018, Kristie Pappal, class of 2000, delivered the School of Labor and Employment Relation’s Annual Outstanding Alumni Lecture. Pappal is vice president of human resources for the Philadelphia Eagles.

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