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March 2015

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Biology Students vs. Faculty Jeopardy

6:00 - 7:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 134

Come see if biology students can outwit their professors in Jeopardy!

More information at http://altoona.psu.edu/brain

Obvious Child: Film and Discussion

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

Description of film: An immature, newly unemployed comic (Jenny Slate) must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student (Jake Lacy) results in an unplanned pregnancy. Directed by Gillian Robespierre.
Pizza and Girl Scout Cookies will be served. Sponsored by the Women's Studies Student Association of Penn State Altoona.

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Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

7:30 pm | Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Seminar: Dr. Timothy Roth

5:00 - 6:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103

"The adaptive specialization of the brain: Examining variation in the neurological factors influencing complex behaviors," Dr. Timothy Roth, Franklin & Marshall College

More information at http://altoona.psu.edu/brain

Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Brain Awareness Week Kids' Day

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Hawthorn Building First floor

Come learn about the brain! Kids age 6-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

More information at http://altoona.psu.edu/brain

Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

2:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde

2:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Do #BlackLivesMatter? Racism, White Privilege, and Systemic Oppression in the U.S.

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center Titelman Lounge

Roundtable discussion on race relations in the United States. Recommend viewing the PBS Independent Lens documentary American Denial prior to this discussion. That film will be screened at noon on March 26 in 142 Hawthorn. Or it can be accessed online: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/american-denial/
Pizza and Girl Scout Cookies will be served.
Sponsored by Penn State Altoona's Women's Studies Program and the Women's Studies Student Association of Penn State Altoona.

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Port Sky Cafe: Potato Mania

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

MTO Potato Mania Bar

Poetry Reading: Geffrey Davis

7:00 pm | Eve Chapel

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Simulcast of Earvin "Magic" Johnson's Shaping the Future Summit, The Power of Money Talk

7:00 - 8:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150

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Classical Music Project presents Eighth Blackbird

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Port Sky Cafe: National PB&J Day

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

PB&J Bar

Piano Recital: Tim Melbinger

7:30 - 9:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/misciagna

Port Sky Cafe: Curry/ Italian

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Panang Tofu Curry
Curry Chicken
Tikka Masala Flank Steak Sandwich
Basmati Rice
Vegetable Pakora
Tamarind Chutney

Faculty Lecture Series: Evolution of the Death Penalty in America

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center

Presented by Dr. Amanda K. Cox, assistant professor of criminal justice.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Taikoza

6:00 - 7:00 pm | Slep Student Center Pond View Lounge

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International Tea

4:00 - 5:00 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside

Join the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Tea Merchant, Joe Doyle, for an enjoyable cup of tea. We will have a variety of teas and those in attendance will be entered into a drawing for a gift card

Port Sky Cafe: Nana's Country Cookin'

4:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Fried Chicken
Honey Mustard Grilled Pork Chops
Ham and Scalloped Potatoes
Chicken Dumplings

Cheesy Grits
Parsley Red Potatoes
Biscuits with Honey Butter
Escalloped Apples
Whole Kernel Corn

History Encampment

10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Grounds Outside Hawthorn Building

Jazz Concert - featuring Carl Schultz and Low and Outside

7:30 - 9:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Out of Darkness Walk

10:30 am | Spring Run Stadium

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Integrative Arts Senior Project - Recital by Debi Hirschbiel

2:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Film Series: 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

A poor rancher escorts a condemned outlaw to prison. Wear a watch to win the book!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Future Day: Campus-Wide Decade Celebration

Faculty and Staff:
What do you think will be trends of the future? Get creative and decorate your office and dress with your personal take the future.

The office with the best spirit of the future will be eligible for prizes.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Mini Food Show

Port Sky Café

What will be the food of the future? Stop by Port Sky Café to get a glimpse of what we’ll be eating in years to come.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Port Sky Cafe: Vegetarian Upscale

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Seasonal Vegetable Nepoleon

Time Capsule Dedication Ceremony

12:15 pm | Academic Quad

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Hawthorn and Misciagna

Honors Program-Sponsored Extravaganza of Student Research and Creative Activities.

Monetary Awards for Students!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/urf

Altoona Curve Game

1:00 pm | PNG Field, Altoona

Head to PNG Field for a Curve game, celebrating our 75th anniversary.

Film Series: The Majestic (2001)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

An amnesic Hollywood screenwriter is mistaken for a hero. Win TCM Classic Movies Trivia!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Integrative Arts Senior Project - by Danielle Johnson

12:00 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Port Sky Cafe: Hot Dog It's Almost Over!

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Pittsburg Dog
South of the Border
Hot Dog Bar with Toppings
Southwestern Fries
Deep Fried Oreos

Laugh in Peace comedy tour

7:00 - 8:30 pm | Adler Athletic Complex

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Carmina Burana - a musical presentation directed by Dr. Bonnie Cutsforth Huber and KT Huckabee

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Carmina Burana - a musical presentation directed by Dr. Bonnie Cutsforth Huber and KT Huckabee

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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Film Series: Secretariat (2010)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

The story of the famous race horse and the Triple Crown. Bring a coin to win the DVD!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Musician Carolyn Malachi

6:00 pm | Slep Student Center Pond View Lounge

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Port Sky Cafe: Mad About Mangos

5:00 - 8:00 pm | Port Sky Cafe

Mango Shrimp Suchi Roll
Mango, Banana, Berries, Yogurt Parfait
Boneless Wings

Ivyside Dance Ensemble

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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May 2015

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Penn State Altoona Business & Engineering Student Showcase

8:45 am - 2:30 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

See firsthand how Penn State Altoona students are using knowledge from the classroom to enhance many Blair County organizations' operations, products, and services. Students will make presentations in the areas of business, electro-mechanical engineering technology, and security and risk analysis.

Stop in for presentations as your schedule permits. There is a Networking lunch for students, faculty, business and community members at noon. There is no cost to attend. Please RSVP to JAP24@psu.edu.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/studentshowcase

Ivyside Dance Ensemble

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

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University Choir and University Jazz

2:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Penn State Altoona's University Choir and University Jazz Band will perform Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/misciagna

Film Series: The Monuments Men (2014)

6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center

Art experts try to save priceless treasures from the Nazis. Bring a copy of your favorite work of art to win the book!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/film

Faculty Lecture Series: Transformations in Nursing

12:15 - 1:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103

Presented by Ms. Lori Smith, instructor in nursing.

Bring a brown bag lunch!

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/75

Integrative Arts Senior Project: Concert by Taylor Swick

7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

A concert of original music by senior Taylor Swick. The event is free and open to the public.

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/misciagna

Penn State Altoona Commencement

10:00 am | Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/commencement

December 2015

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Penn State Altoona Commencement

11:00 am | Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

May 2016

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Penn State Altoona Commencement

10:00 am | Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

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