January 21, 1999......Volume 28, Issue 17

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Health and Human Development dean to retire Dec. 31
Barbara M. Shannon, dean of the College of Health and Human Development and Distinguished Professor of nutrition, announced plans to retire Dec. 31. She has served as dean since her appointment by the Board of Trustees in November 1994.

Colloquy works to change the face of teaching, learning
Some of the most important changes in the learning and teaching environment at Penn State since the mid-1990s have come about in part because of the influence of Colloquy, a day of conversation and celebration that the University's faculty, administrators, students and staff have held for five of the past six years.

Storm kept students, many employees home
It was a tough Monday this past week for most University employees, who came off an extended weekend break -- courtesy of Mother Nature.

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