Student News

Sep 2015
Jiaran Song, a Senior double majoring in Art History and Labor & Employment Relations, has received a "Highly Commended" award from The University Awards, to be awarded at the UA Global Summit in Dublin, Ireland.
Aug 2015
Elizabeth Petersen, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will be presenting a Graduate Student Lightening Talk on Donatello’s roundels in the Old Sacristy at San Lorenzo at the Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Pasadena, California, April 6-10, 2016.
Aug 2015
Elizabeth Petersen, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will be presenting a paper on “Donatello architetto:  The San Lorenzo Pulpits,” at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, March 31-April 2, 2016.
Jun 2015
Art History Triple Threat to Present at Byzantine Conference: Evan Pugh Professor and Graduate Students to Represent Penn State in NYChttps://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/art-history-triple-threat-prese...
Jun 2015
Art History Triple Threat to Present at Byzantine Conference: Evan Pugh Professor and Graduate Students to Represent Penn State in NYChttps://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/art-history-triple-threat-prese...
Jun 2015
Penn State’s Palmer Museum of Art has awarded 2015 summer internships to the following graduate students in art history:     Annie Gooding Sykes Internship:   Keri Mongelluzo (M.A. candidate in art history)     Silver Trout Graduate Curatorial Fellowship:   Karly Etz (Ph.D. candidate in art history)     Silver Trout Graduate Curatorial Fellowship:   Theresa Cunningham (Ph.D. candidate in art history)
Jun 2015
Gretta Tritch Roman (Ph.D. candidate), has been awarded a two-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Experimental Humanities and Art History at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 2015-17.  She has successfully defended her dissertation on  “The Reach of the Pit: Negotiating the Multiple Spheres of the Chicago Board of Trade Building in the Late Nineteenth Century” (Advisor:  Dr. Craig Zabel) and will be graduating in August.
May 2015
Laurin Goad, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has published the following: Goad, Laurin. "Trelawny Gaol: Rodney Street (1814)" and "3 Lower Harbour Street (c. 1810-1820)." Falmouth Jamaica: Architecture as History.  Edited by Louis P. Nelson and Edward A. Chappell with Brian L. Cofrancesco and Emilie Johnson. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2014.
May 2015
Creative Achievement Award:  Brynne McBryde Brynne McBryde is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History. Her dissertation examines the rise of public health, the painting of the nude, and the visual culture of medicine in nineteenth-century France. In April, she presented a paper, “Looking into the Abyss: Nineteenth-Century Gynecological Instruments and Vision,” at the 20th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In 2013, she delivered a paper, “Reclaiming the Breast: The Greuze Girl as Agent” at the Annual Feminist Art History Conference at American University in Washington, DC. Brynne received her MA from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and her BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The recipient of a Penn State University Graduate Fellowship, she has also held a curatorial internship at the Phillips Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art in Washington, DC, and has curated exhibitions at the George Washington University.  Faculty Escort:  Dr. Nancy Locke
May 2015
 Alumni Society Scholarship:  Ryan Jacobs Ryan Jacobs is an art history major with a double minor in architectural history and architecture studies. This summer he plans to study in Florence, and following his graduation in 2016, he will pursue a master’s degree in architecture. Ryan credits his father, who worked in the home building business, as an influence in his desire to become an architect. Currently, Ryan is interning in the Office of Physical Plant at Penn State in the Department of Design and Construction. He will continue to do so this fall after returning from Florence. He has been active with the Thespians, No Refund Theatre, Relay for Life, and the Blue and White Society.

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