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photoillustration of hurdler Mike Shine leaping over hurdle in 400 meter event at 1976 Summer Olympics

In commemoration of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, Penn State University Libraries’ University Archives exhibit “Expanding Horizons: Penn Staters in the Olympics” includes artifacts from the Olympic Games and celebrates Penn Staters who have competed in both the summer and winter quadrennial Olympic Games since 1904. The exhibit is on display  Aug. 3 through Dec. 16 in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library, University Park.

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Exhibits

Deep Roots: The Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites

amish cartsOn display through summer 2016 in Sidewater Commons, first floor Pattee Library, University Park. Features images from three collections in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library. Together these collections comprise one of the largest and most comprehensive resources on the history and culture of these Anabaptist groups in the United States.
 

Expanding Horizons: Penn Staters in the Olympics

image of Penn State women's basketball player Suzie McConnell who helped lead Team USA to a gold medal.

On display August 3 through December 16 in the Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library, University Park. Includes artifacts from the Olympic Games and celebrates Penn Staters who have competed in both the summer and winter quadrennial Olympic Games since 1904.

Events

Sep
7

Pattee and Paterno Libraries and four branch libraries, University Park

Sep
8

Pattee and Paterno Libraries and four branch libraries, University Park

Sep
14
John A. Lucas Memorial Lecture

Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park

Sep
15
Sports History Colloquium: The Olympic Movement

Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park.

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