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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Making Good: Can We Realize Our Moral Aspirations?
Is moral improvement possible? If so, how? Recently, philosophers have suggested that virtue is a skill that can be acquired much as skills in other areas, like chess and music, are acquired. Philosophical proponents of this “skill analogy,” unfortunate...
Penn State University – Foster Auditorium
State College, PA

Thu 2/23/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Open Mic/Comedy
LGBTQA Support Network's Friday Night Live @ Webster's
All are welcome to come join us at Webster's every last Friday of the month, the LGBTQA community will host an open Mic event also offereing support
Webster's Bookstore Cafe
State College, PA

Fri 2/24/17 at 7pm-8pm
Fri 3/31/17 at 7pm-8pm
Fri 4/28/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Class/Workshop
The Art of Marriage
A Happy and Healthy Marriage is truly an art-form! As we navigate through this busy life, we must be intentional with our marriage and growing with our spouse. Loving marriages don’t just happen – they require attention, commitment and creativity! Beth...
The Makery
State College, PA

Fri 2/24/17 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Nature
Winter Tree ID Walk at Greenwood Furnace State Park
Join us for a program on identifying trees in the wintertime. In the summer, trees are easier to identify from their leaves. However, in the winter, tree identification becomes more challenging. The program starts at the Visitor Center then we will take ...
Greenwood Furnace State Park
Huntingdon, PA

Sat 2/25/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Animals
The Coyote in PA at Greenwood Furnace State Park
PA Game Commission WCO Amy Nabozny will present a program on the intelligent and adaptable coyote. Coyotes can be found in every county in PA and have been in the state since the 1930's. Program will be at the Visitor Center.
Greenwood Furnace State Park
Huntingdon, PA

Sun 2/26/17 at 2pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Museum
The Art of Poetry
Phil Terman, professor of English and modern languages at Clarion University. Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery while Penn State poets, storytellers, and other literary friends read their latest work in a feast for the eyes and ears. Co-sponso...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Wed 3/1/17 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event
Centre County Genealogical Society Presents: FamilyBrowse: another Way to Look at FamilySearch.org
Mary Kircher Roddy will show us the tools and tricks of how to find unindexed images of interest to you (vital records, deeds, wills, naturalization papers . . .) among the millions of images that are available at the FamilySearch Website. We will meet at...
Foxdale Village
State College, PA

Thu 3/2/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pepper Spray, Tear Gas, and Lamp Posts, Oh My!
The entire State College and Penn State community is invited to "Pepper Spray, Tear Gas, & Lamp Posts, Oh My!, an audience-based deliberation dedicated to discussing ways to prevent PSU sports riots and subsequent property damage. From 3:30-5:00 PM on Marc...
State College Municipal Building
State College, PA

Thu 3/2/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Rose Lugiu Luwei: Feminist Awakening in China
In China, feminism is a sensitive topic. It is growing yet facing backlash. The young feminist activists are working hard to increase the domestic awareness on various issues from domestic violence to sexual harassment while the government is watching them...
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Mon 3/13/17 at 12:30pm
Talks & Readings: Seminar, Classes/Clinics
Facility Operations Workshop
Facility Operator Certification and Building Re-tuning (BRT) Save on facility operating costs. This Facility Operations Workshop will show you how to save energy and reduce your facility operating costs.
The Penn Stater Hotel
State College, PA

Tue 3/14/17 at 8am-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Meeting
GriefShare
The group meets weekly to offer empathy and support to people who have lost a loved one.
Christ Community Church
State College, PA

Wed 3/15/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/22/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/29/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 4/5/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 4/12/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Community Event, Talks/Lectures
All In: Diversity & Implicit Bias in the Legal Academy
Join Penn State Law for a panel discussion of race, ethnicity, diversity, and bias in the legal academy, and what these factors mean for law students, attorneys, and law professors. This distinguished panel will bring together speakers from across the Penn...
Penn State University – Sutliff Auditorium
University Park, PA

Thu 3/16/17 at 5pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sheryl WuDunn: Why Students Should Care About the World and Change It
Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, is a business executive and best-selling author. With her husband, Nicholas D. Kristof, she is a co-author of A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, a New York Tim...
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Mon 3/20/17 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge
Centre County Historical Society 2016 Distinguished Speakers Series The Pennsylvania German Groundhog Lodges and Versammlinge Presented by: William W. Donner, Department of Anthropology, Kutztown University In the 1930s, Pennsylvania Germans starte...
Centre Furnace Mansion
State College, PA

Sun 3/26/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
Sports Ethics Conference
Join us at the Sport Ethics Conference to engage in a discussion on the integration of ethics into sports organizations and practices. Penn State sport practitioners and administrators will raise issues and ethical concerns that they face in their day-to-d...
Penn State University — Henderson Building
University Park, PA

Thu 4/6/17 - Fri 4/7/17 at 10am-5am
Talks & Readings: World War One, Education, History/Science, Talks/Lectures
Lecture at the Military Museum: "The Boal Troop in World War One"
In 1916, a privately raised militia from Centre County joined up with the National Guard of Pennsylvania to fight “Over There.” Local historian Mr. Philip Sauerlender provides an overview of their service. Regular Admission Rates Apply and the lecture be...
Pennsylvania Military Museum
Boalsburg, PA

Sat 4/8/17 at 1:30pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Military, History/Science, National Guard
Lecture at the Military Museum: "A History of the PA National Guard in the World War"
Major General John Stevens, (US Army, Ret.) discusses the organization, training and readiness of the National Guard as it prepares to enter the killing fields of the world’s first Industrial War. Regular Admission Rates Apply and the lecture begins at 1:...
Pennsylvania Military Museum
Boalsburg, PA

Sun 4/9/17 at 1:30pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
LECTURE: “A History of the PA National Guard in the World War”
April 09 - LECTURE: “A History of the PA National Guard in the World War” Major General John Stevens, (US Army, Ret.) discusses the organization, training and readiness of the National Guard as it prepares to enter the killing fields of the world’s first I...
Pennsylvania Military Museum
Boalsburg, PA

Sun 4/9/17 at 1:30pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
An Abolitionism Worthy of the Name: From Death Penalty Reform to Prison Abolition
In Derrida’s lectures on the death penalty, the United States figures as “both exemplary and exceptional.” Derrida acknowledges the racist structure of state violence in the United States, and he cites data and specific cases to support this point, but he...
Penn State University – Foster Auditorium
State College, PA

Fri 4/14/17 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Education, History/Science, Military, World War I
Lectures at the Military Museum: "History of the 28th Division Shrine" and "Treasurs from the Archive: WWI Artifacts and Stories from Baker Mansion"
Museum educator Joe Horvath traces the history of the Pennsylvania Military Museum and 28th Infantry Division’s National Shrine over the past 100 years. Regular Admission Rates Apply; 1:30 p.m. “Treasures from the Archive: WWI Artifacts and Stories from...
Pennsylvania Military Museum
Boalsburg, PA

Sat 4/15/17 at 1:30pm till 3pm, 3pm till 4:30pm
    

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