University scientific glassblower
Russ Rogers uses a graphite paddle to shape the molten glass on his
lathe. The blowtorch heats the cylinder until the glass softens and
the rotating lathe helps Rogers keep the glass uniform. Rogers and Doug
Smith fabricate glass items for student and faculty needs.
From left, Jennifer
Kalgren, Lyndsey Hylbert and Nadine Smith, associate professor of bio-engineering,
build an EKG circuit board. Kalgren and Hylbert were participants in the
University's Venture in Engineering Camp.
This renovated computer lab in
the Eberly Building on the Penn State Fayette campus is part of the
just-completed $6 million project that will be rededicated on Aug. 10.
The building has four computer labs for students, classroom use and
faculty development on the first floor.
Pat Nadzan is
a University telephone operator at the Call Center Services Office. To
help incoming students, the office will extend hours of operation from
Saturday, Aug. 18, through Saturday, Sept. 1. The hours will be 7 a.m.
to midnight weekdays and 8 a.m. to midnight weekends. The office will
also be open from 9 am. to 11 p.m. for the Labor Day holiday. A complete
list of Call Center services is available at http://www.otc.psu.edu/services/staff/callcenter.asp.
This sunflower is part of a photo exhibit by Jake Waldman on display through Sept. 16 in the North Halls exhibition area on the University Park campus.
Larry Burton, associate dean of the College of Engineering, welcomed guests to the dedication of the renovated courtyard behind Electrical Engineering West. The project, designed and built by students, was funded by the College of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and the Alumni Association. The courtyard, which can be used by the public, also may be reserved for events by contacting the Department of Electrical Engineering.
Photo: Greg Grieco
When disaster strikes, they'll be ready
Laura Knoppers, professor
of English, says the period of Britain's Interregnum has much in common
with contemporary issues and concerns.
Above: A closeup of the
weathervane shows the scale of the project.Below: The newly installed
Nittany Lion surveys the campus from atop Beaver Stadium; sculptor Travis
Tuck makes some last-minute adjustments and the Nittany Lion weathervane
is hoisted to its new perch.