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KENNEDY BRINGS NEW LIGHT TO LITERATURE AND SOCIAL RELATIONS OF MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

Assistant Professor of English Kathleen Kennedy took a journey through the Middle Ages to explore how the relationship between lords and retainers in medieval England was depicted in literature by Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Lydgate in her newly published book, Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature.

According to publisher Palgrave Macmillan, "Kennedy uses close readings and medieval letter collections to provide a documentary look at how lords and men communicated information about their relationships and reveals surprisin

BRANDYWINE STUDENT WRITING IS BEST OF FRESHMEN

Sophomore Matt Bachman, a civil engineering major at Penn State Brandywine, found he has a talent he never imagined: writing. How did he find out? Associate Professor of Linguistics and English Myra Goldschmidt sent Bachman an e-mail announcing he was published in University Park's annual journal, Best of Freshman Writing, Volume 14."I was surprised but really happy when I got the e-mail," Bachman, of Newark, Del., said of his essay titled, "The United States' Failure to Sign the Rights of the Child" making the cut.

STUDENTS ACCEPTED TO SCHREYER HONORS PROGRAM

Three Penn State Brandywine students have been accepted to one of the University's most esteemed academic programs: the Schreyer Honors Program.

Junior Jonathan Hartline, information sciences and technology, of Parkside; sophomore John Formento, business, of Oaks; and junior Christopher Collins, American studies, of Philadelphia, join five other students on the Brandywine campus who are also part of this prestigious University-wide group.

CAMPUS HONORS STUDENT ATHLETES

Varsity athletes from Penn State Brandywine were honored for their academic and athletic prowess before more than 150 people at the twenty-first annual Penn State Brandywine All-Sports Banquet at the Towne House Restaurant in Media on Sunday, May 17.

Junior Ted Seiler, a graduate of Marple Newtown High School, was recognized as an Academic All-Conference player and received All-Conference Honors for baseball.

GUERTIN TO RECEIVE BIGGS AWARD

Dr. Laura Guertin is known to many on the Penn State Brandywine campus for her dedication to community service and the enrichment of the campus and its students. As the campus' associate professor of earth sciences and coordinator for the Jane E.

CAMPUS RAISES $20,000, HONORS ALUMNI

It was more like an international fiesta than a fundraiser, from the Japanese robes to the Irish kilts, and with Aston resident and CBS 3's ever-enthusiastic Susan Barnett at the helm as emcee for the evening. But fundraise they did. Penn State Brandywine reveled in its diverse campus community with more than 200 guests in celebration of its international programs and outstanding alumni on campus Saturday, May 2.

AWARD-WINNING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

When it comes to our students, Penn State Brandywine has a lot to brag about!

Campus Schreyer Scholars Teron Meyers and Lindley Jones represented not just our campus, but the entire University at an event in Harrisburg on March 24. The "Undergraduate Research at the Capitol - Pennsylvania" conference showcased exceptional and award-winning research projects completed by undergraduate students throughout the state. Penn State was permitted to send four students - and of the four, two of them were ours!

ESPARRAGOZA NAMED 2009 PENN STATE TEACHING FELLOW

Ivan Esparragoza, associate professor of engineering, who was one of three University faculty members honored with the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and named 2009 Penn State Teaching Fellows.

Sophia Wisniewska, chancellor of Penn State Brandywine, attended the awards luncheon at University Park. "This is a great honor, but not surprising, given the scholarship, energy, devotion and creativity that Ivan brings to his students inside and outside of the classroom.

BRANDYWINE STUDENTS PLACE 2ND IN RUBE GOLDBERG COMPETITION

For the second year in a row, Penn State Brandywine's engineering students have shown they take learning and inventing quite seriously. The campus' bright and determined engineering club came in second against the other participating Penn State campuses in the annual Rube Goldberg contest.

TWO BRANDYWINE FACULTY PUBLISH BOOKS

Two faculty members at Penn State Brandywine recently published books in their respective fields.

Associate Professor of English Arnold Markley analyzed the works of a range of British reformists writing in the 1790s who reshaped the conventions of contemporary fiction during the revolutionary decade to position the novel as a progressive political tool in his newly published book, "Conversion and Reform in the British Novel in the 1790s: A Revolution of Opinions."

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Dec.

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