Penn State Intercom......November
21 , 2002
President Graham B. Spanier,
left, recently visited
with former Presidents Bryce Jordan and Joab Thomas. Spanier is one
of many people with Penn State connections to rise to become the top
official of a college or university.
The winning poster design
by undergraduate graphic design and photography student Roman Shuman depicts
a future, symbolized by the tree, in which prejudices will not cause such
suffering as is so often the case today. The boy is the civil rights movement
that has brought great change in seeking that goal, but which cannot rest
on its laurels. The winning design way picked by a committee of faculty,
staff and students from nearly 20 entries.
professor of art, center,
goes over works-in-progress with students in his graphic design class.
He uses the project to give his students hands-on experience working under
tight deadlines with strict guidelines.
Photo: Greg Grieco
Countdown for Thon
looks over Jennifer Bohdandvich's
shoulder as the two committee captains work on planning for the 2003 Thon.
The student-run dance marathon supports the Four Diamonds Fund, a children's
cancer division at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. This year's
Thon is scheduled for Feb. 21-23 at Rec Hall on the University Park campus.
Photo: Greg Grieco
will "walk this way" on Dec. 17. The group is set to perform at 7:30
p.m. in The Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. Tickets
are $37.50, $47.50 and $65 and may be purchased by calling (814) 865-5555.
"Lewis and Clark: Perspectives and Unheard Voices"
will be on display on the first floor of Pattee Library through Jan. 13.
The exhibit commemorates the 8,000-mile, two-year exploratory journey
of Capt. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
Concrete is being
poured for foundation work that will be used to carry new utilities
eastward. The major user will be the Creamery when it is relocated from
the Borland Lab on the University Park campus. The site of the utility
work is across from Packer Hall on Bigler Road.
Peng Liu, assistant
professor of information sciences and technology, worked on a family
of algorithms that can detect database attacks and repair them on-the-fly.
A prototype of this attack-resilient software is being tested by the
Cyber Security group and the U.S. Air Force.
Sandra Spanier walks
with Cuban President Fidel Castro as they tour San Francisco de Paula