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.
Yesterday there were massive rains on the mountain. I am told that it even dislodged boulders that rolled into the streets causing […]
Snow was falling on Penn State’s University Park campus in mid December 2013. Students had organized a vigil in front of the […]
This past spring we took a group of students out to San Francisco. The trip would not be complete without a visit […]
Near my house there is a overflow pond full of reeds. A few weeks ago hundreds of small birds were there (starlings, […]