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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

Japanimation: Exploring Anime

image of a three-dimensional representation of Totoro in a display case

On display through December 16 in Sidewater Commons, first floor Pattee Library, University Park. Highlights perspectives ranging from anime’s historical origins to scholarly analysis and pop culture impact and samples the library’s collection of books and documentary films about anime.
 

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

An overview of printed, digital scanned and interactive web maps, plus skills used for reading and interpreting maps, and more. Also available on Adobe Connect.

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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