This is the building in which my office is housed. It was originally built in 1937 (see image below) and was a woman’s residence hall and was named after Frances Washburn Atherton, the wife of the 4th president of Penn State. In 1997 construction began on creating office space within Atherton, already an honors residence hall, for the newly founded Schreyer Honors College.
We took a 15 minute train ride to Koog Zaandijk, famous, apparently, for its windmills. Cute place, a bit like a Dutch […]
Yesterday there were massive rains on the mountain. I am told that it even dislodged boulders that rolled into the streets causing […]
The iconic main administration building on Penn State’s University Park campus. I had never noticed that the interior of the tower was […]
Snow was falling on Penn State’s University Park campus in mid December 2013. Students had organized a vigil in front of the […]