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Penn State Intercom......June 21, 2001

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Janine Andrews is the incoming chair of the Commission for Women, the oldest of the three commissions in the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity.
Photo: Julie A. Brink


Routine maintenance

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Lynn Bigelow 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.
Photo: Greg Grieco


Learning the financial ropes

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Randall Woolridge, 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.
Photo: Greg Grieco


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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.
Photos: Greg Grieco

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"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) 863-0255.
Photo: Julie A. Brink


Visitors welcomed

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Patricia A. Book, associate vice president for outreach and executive director, Division of Continuing Education, outlines the University's outreach model for faculty members from two higher education institutions in Egypt. The visitors from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology in Alexandria and the Sadat Academy for Management Sciences in Cairo spent a week at University Park campus as part of a three-week observational study tour in the United States. The visitors met with Outreach and Cooperative Extension faculty and staff members at the Management Development Technology Center.


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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.
Photo: Greg Grieco


Past and present

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State Rep. Lynn Herman of Philipsburg, far right, had a personal interest in unveiling a historical marker commemorating Oak Cottage, the first permanent building on Penn State's University Park campus. Herman's great-great-great grandfather, John Herman, and his family were the first to occupy the cottage. Several of John Herman's descendants attended the ceremony. Below is a closeup of the marker and the bottom photo shows Oak Cottage, right, before it was moved in 1889.
Photos: Julie A. Brink

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