It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Penn State Art History Professor Brian Curran. He fought a courageous battle against ALS and taught and advised students until the end. He will be greatly missed and remembered.

A memorial service is planned for Friday, September 22nd at 3pm at the Hintz Alumni Center. 

Brian was a valued participant in the ALS Therapy Development Institute's ongoing research in search of a cure for ALS. Located in Cambridge MA, donations can be made in Brian's name to support continued research in this area at