Events: April 23

Spring 2018
Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.

"What Big Eyes You Have! Looking at the Wolf in Fairy Tales" exhibition, image from "The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault," illustration by Harry Clarke


Jan. 16–Aug. 26, “What Big Eyes You Have! Looking at the Wolf in Fairy Tales”exhibition, Eberly Family Special Collections Library Exhibition Room, 104 Paterno Library.



Depth of Field exhibit poster


Feb. 18-Aug. 13, “Depth of Field” exhibit, Diversity Studies Room, 203 Pattee Library, seeks to highlight the intersections of war in the Middle East with the history of war photograph


exhibit logo - 1968


Mar. 27-July 31, “1968: Student Activism at Penn State and Beyond” exhibit, Highlighting archival documents, photographs, and books from The Eberly Family Special Collections, this exhibit ties into a College of the Liberal Arts project titled Moments of Change: Remembering ‘68. Learn more about this project at Barbara Hackman Atrium, Pattee Library.


Monday, Apr. 23: Working with International Students Workshop: Resources and Inclusive Strategies, 1-4 p.m., 221 Chambers Building, Krause Learning Space.

Wednesday, Apr. 25: Software in the Humanities and Social Sciences workshop—OpenRefine. Bring your lunch and learn about OpenRefine, a standalone open source desktop application for data cleanup and transformation. The workshop will be presented by Jose Guerrero, one of our Diversity Resident Fellows; noon-1 p.m., 403 Paterno Library and on Zoom from the following link:

Wednesday, Apr. 25: Opening reception for student-curated exhibit “1968: Student Activism at Penn State and Beyond,” co-sponsored by the University Libraries and the College of the Liberal Arts; donuts and drinks will be served, additional materials from the Special Collections Library will be on display during the reception; 2:30-2 p.m. with opening remarks at 1 p.m., Barbara Hackman Franklin Atrium, Pattee Library. See blog post for details.

Apr. 29-May 1: Destress Fest,  Pattee and Paterno Libraries — Free coffee and snacks, art therapy in Mann Assembly Room, 3-8 p.m.; HealthWorks Destress Zone 4-6 p.m. in Paterno Lobby; Puzzles all day in Pattee Lobby; Wii and bean bag toss in Central Pattee all day.

Sunday, May 6: What BIG Eyes You Have! Looking at the Wolf in Fairy Tales for Kids, A children’s storytime to consider the Wolf, sometimes scary, sometimes friendly, always worth looking at! Readings from picture books featuring wolves, a wolf hide and seek game, and Red Riding Hood origami craft. 2-2:45 p.m., Eberly Family Special Collections Library, 104 Paterno Library.

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