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.
Snow was falling on Penn State’s University Park campus in mid December 2013. Students had organized a vigil in front of the […]
Home of the Red Sox. We had the good fortune of a trip to Boston last week and a tour of the […]
I am back from my trip to Freiburg, Germany. It was a very productive time and on the last day, yesterday, the […]
The Normandie Hotel was clearly a gorgeous hotel in its heyday. Built in 1945 it has been closed for years. The toothless-man […]