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Arts and Architecture appoints interim head of landscape architecture



Andy Cole has been appointed the interim head of the Stuckeman School's Department of Landscape Architecture.
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Brown Selected for Virtual Ensemble in Honor of Presidential Inauguration



Distinguished Professor Velvet Brown is one of 14 musicians nationwide chosen for a virtual ensemble performance of the "Inauguration Fanfares," to be livestreamed on Jan. 19.
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Graphic design professor earns gold in Graphis photography competition



Taylor Shipton, assistant teaching professor of graphic design, earned a gold award in the Graphis Photography Annual 2021 for her work that examines the history of rape.
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Free ‘Front Row: National’ streams continue with ‘Brandenburg Concertos’ starting Jan. 20



The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State will stream “Bach: The Complete Brandenburg Concertos” starting Jan. 20.
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Center announces interim leadership while search for director continues



While the search for a new director continues, Center for the Performing Arts Assistant Director Lea Asbell-Swanger has been appointed interim director.
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Funding opportunity available for faculty to integrate arts into curriculum



The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State invites faculty members to submit proposals for ways to increase curricular engagement with the arts.
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Architecture lab invited to exhibit work at Seoul Biennial this fall



The work of the Department of Architecture’s Autonomous Builders Collective using waste cardboard to develop resilient, low-cost housing has been accepted into the Seoul Biennial.
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Graphic design professor receives honorable mention in international competition



Ryan Russell, associate professor of graphic design, was awarded an honorable mention in the Ecuador Poster Bienal 2020 for his animated social campaign titled "Release. Reform."
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Johnson named recipient of School of Music’s Brewster Scholarship



Tucker Johnson, an undergraduate pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition, is the recipient of the prestigious Marjorie Jane Brewster Memorial Music Scholarship.
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St. Pierre named fall 2020 student marshal



Pia St. Pierre, of State College, Pa., has been named the fall 2020 student marshal for the College of Arts and Architecture.
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MA student Han Chen presents paper at SECAC



Han Chen, master's student in Art History presents SECAC paper.
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Stuckeman School announces spring 2021 virtual lecture lineup



The Penn State Stuckeman School is hosting a series of seven virtual lectures during the spring 2021 semester.
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Penn State Ceramics students get creative to battle food insecurity on campus



Penn State Ceramics students produced special bowls to help raise money for The Lion's Pantry.
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Stuckeman School researchers awarded AIA grant for interdisciplinary research



Elena Vazquez, architecture doctoral student, and José Duarte, director of the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing, were recently awarded a grant to make buildings more efficient
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Educational equity scholarships prioritize diversity



The College of Arts and Architecture and its supporters have established five scholarships as part of Penn State’s Educational Equity Scholarship Matching Program.
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C. Brian Williams to join Dec. 8 ‘Meeting the Moment’



Musician Michael Mwenso will continue his “Meeting the Moment” livestream series at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 by speaking with Step Afrika! executive director C. Brian Williams.
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PhD candidates Zaikina Kondur and Heidenreich selected to present at conferences.



Art History PhD candidates PhD candidates Zaikina Kondur and Heidenreich selected to present at conferences.
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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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