News and Events

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

Oct
6

2016 winner Nick Sousanis will speak following the presentation; 4-5 p.m., Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park

Oct
12

Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) concepts that form the foundation of working with spatial data. Also available on Adobe Connect.

Oct
13
Disability in the Workplace panel discussion

6-7:30 p.m., Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park

Oct
16

10 a.m.-2 p.m., tours, talks, and Penn State Reads: Parent Edition with Sue Paterno; Foster Auditorium and Mann Assembly Room, University Park

Nov
26

University Archivist Jackie Esposito speaks at the Nittany Lion Inn about Penn State's acccomplishments through the decades, 1855-2016, before the Michigan State home football game. 

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