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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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News from A&A

‘Small Island Big Song’ film marks Asian-American awareness month

The Center for the Performing Arts marked Asian American and Pacific Islander Month in May by offering a free School-Time Virtual film screening and discussion to area schools.

Docufilm is part of 20 years of Center for the Performing Arts School-Time Matinee programming   By Heather Longley   The Center for the Performing Arts marked Asian American and


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Stuckeman School professor co-edits new book on sustaining city streets

Ken Tamminga, distinguished professor of landscape architecture, has coedited a new book that examines city streets and their vast array of activities over time.
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Penn’s Woods Music Festival is back with in-person concerts this August

The Penn’s Woods Music Festival (PWMF) resumes in-person concerts this summer with ticketed performances on August 4, 6, 7 & 11, and the free Music in the Gardens on August 14.
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