Photo Gallery
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.
Photo: Greg Grieco


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.


Lanny Sommese, 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 begins


Lauren Ziatyk 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


Aerosmith 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.

A concrete explanation


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.
Photo: Greg Grieco


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.
Photo: Greg Grieco

Sandra Spanier
walks with Cuban President Fidel Castro as they tour San Francisco de Paula near Havana.