is the incoming chair of the Commission for Women, the oldest of the
three commissions in the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational
from the Office of Physical Plant on the University Park campus patches
some joints with caulking compound to help Old Main's front porch repel
water and make the surface last longer.
Learning the financial ropes
director of the Smeal College Trading Room at University Park, explains
how to use the financial trading stations, which are equipped as a trading
desk would be in a Wall Street firm. The Trading Room functions as a classroom
as well as a research facility, and gives students access to the standard
Wall Street data. Only a handful of other business colleges around the
country, including Wake Forest, Carnegie Mellon, MIT and Cornell, have
trading rooms. The University Park facility officially opened April 20.
Work is continuing
on the expansion of Beaver Stadium on the University Park campus. Above,
a worker is busy in the enclosed suite seating. Sixty enclosed suites
are being constructed on the east side of the stadium, opposite the present
press box. By the start of the fall 2001 season, Beaver Stadium will have
expanded to seat 103,500. This will include 4,000 new club seats and the
Mount Nittany Lounge in the South end zone, as well as the enclosed suites.
Below, while Beaver Stadium is getting a new face lift, the stadium
groundskeepers are getting a new home as well. The multi-building site
is located near the salvage area on the University Park campus.
"BEEHIVE," the '60s musical sensation,
is coming to The Playhouse on the University Park campus. This high-energy
musical revue, featuring, from left Carla Hargrove, Carly Hughes and
Crystal Walker, runs from June 22-30 and features 37 popular hits of
the girl groups and solo singers of the era. For tickets, call (814)
Paul Tikalsky, associate
professor of civil and environmental engineering, worked on developing
a maturity meter to estimate when newly poured concrete has reached
the proper hardness. The concrete bridge supports in the background,
part of the Interstate 99 construction project that is going on near
University Park, were used to test the meter.
Past and present