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  • 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.
  • Noted scholar on the African diaspora to visit Penn State on Feb. 21 On Feb 08, 2019 Herman Bennett, professor of history at the Graduate Center of City University of New York, will deliver a lecture titled “Before the Human: Africans, Sovereigns & Slaves” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, in 160 Willard Building at University Park. The event is free and to the public.
  • Bringing history to life: Penn State alumni create Liberal Arts professorship On Feb 06, 2019 Penn State alumni Donna, 1967 in psychology, and Bill Oliver, 1967 in marketing, took advantage of the Tracy and Ted McCourtney Endowed Professorship Matching Gift Program to create a professorship in the Department of History in the College of the Liberal Arts.
  • Johns Hopkins' Jackson to present at Feb. 11 Comparative Literature Luncheon On Feb 06, 2019 Jeanne-Marie Jackson, assistant professor of world Anglophone literature at Johns Hopkins University, will present “Between a Stone and a Hard Place: Stanlake Samkange's Turn to Philosophy” at 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 11 in 102 Kern Building on Penn State’s University Park campus.
  • Center for the Study of Sports and Society launches student paper competition On Feb 05, 2019 A competition that encourages Penn State students to find solutions to the challenges facing women's professional sports in the United States has been initiated by the interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Sports and Society with an entry deadline of April 1.
  • College of Engineering and Atlantic Council host workshop on strategic foresight On Feb 05, 2019 The College of Engineering partnered with The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security to host a three-day workshop, a joint initiative to understand the evolving interactions between technology and our economic, political and social institutions, in Washington, D.C. A goal for participants was to learn how leaders use strategic foresight to better understand and anticipate changes that human-technology systems create and how to design strategies and develop options to better navigate those changes.
  • Couple endows scholarship to help others as well as their alma mater On Feb 04, 2019 Penn State alumni Chad (1993) and Jill Harris Helmer (1992) are giving back to their alma mater by pledging $50,000 to create the Helmer Family Scholarship in the College of the Liberal Arts.
  • Center for Pedagogy in Arts and Design faculty showcase to open Feb. 4 On Jan 31, 2019 With its faculty showcase, on exhibit Feb. 4-28, the Center for Pedagogy in Arts and Design will share the research of the inaugural year of faculty Innovators in Residence. The projects of the researchers include designing teaching and learning, performing and exhibiting, and implementing pedagogical practices in both formal and informal settings.

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