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PSIRC Website Live!

Launched in January 2019, the Penn State Initiative for Resilient Communities (PSIRC) provides an environment of shared discovery where stakeholders, decision-makers, designers, and researchers come together to address local resilience challenges of small, riverine communities that are vulnerable to flood risk. PSIRC convenes faculty, students, postdocs, and staff from multiple colleges and diverse disciplines, as well as […]

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Hamer Center Affiliates Host Cultural Resources Summit

Hamer Center affiliates and collaborators Lacey Goldberg, Madeline Brown, and Tim Murtha hosted a summit on cultural and visual resource conservation at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, on July 22-23, 2019. Attendees included employees of the National Parks Service (National Capital Region) and researchers from Penn State, the University of Florida, the University […]


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Hamer Center Scholar Mahyar Hadighi Presents at International Conference

Hadighi, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Architecture, recently presented a paper titled “Bauhaus Internationalism to College Town Modernism: Exploring Bauhaus Culture in Hajjar’s Hybrid Architecture” in the 18th international conference of CAAD Futures held in Daejeon, Republic of Korea (June 26-28, 2019). Selected papers were published separately as a book, and his paper […]


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Film on Puerto Rico, energy policy to premiere at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — “DisemPOWERed: Puerto Rico’s Perfect Storm,” a film that examines the reasons why Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017, will premiere at Penn State. The screening will occur at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, in Foster Auditorium in Pattee Library. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion. It will […]


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