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Josh Phillips and Karen Theveny of Penn State Brandywine

Two Brandywine professors tackle controversial German law in new book chapter

Where is the line drawn between discussion and hate speech? What roles do government, social media companies and average people play in deciding? By documenting a controversial German hate speech law in a new book chapter, two Penn State Brandywine faculty members are encouraging discussion about these important questions.
Stephen Cimbala of Penn State Brandywine

45 years at Brandywine: An interview with professor Stephen Cimbala

When Stephen Cimbala arrived at Penn State’s University Park campus as a student in 1961, he had a simple plan: get a degree in journalism and go into the workforce. However, a general education course in political science introduced Cimbala to the field that would become the focus of his life’s work and led him to Penn State Brandywine, where he has now served for 45 years.
Photo of the front of Old Main at University Park

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.

Brandywine Learning Online Scheduler

You can now schedule Brandywine Learning appointments ahead of time by using the online scheduler. Watch this how-to video to learn more.

Library Awards 2018

University Libraries celebrates outstanding contributions of staff and faculty

The University Libraries held its annual Libraries Awards ceremony May 15 in Paterno Library's Foster Auditorium. Five employees were honored for their outstanding contributions toward the success of the Libraries’ operations, diversity and inclusion, and innovation.
Julie Foeldes of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine athlete honored for academic achievements

Julie Foeldes, a four-year starter on Penn State Brandywine’s championship softball team who graduated with highest honors in May, was recently lauded at the campus, conference and national levels for her achievements as a student-athlete.
Pouladvand and Marquit of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine student wins regional award for long-term research project

Brandywine student Pedram Pouladvand won first place in the social science category at the Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium at Penn State Abington, where he showcased a research project he began in 2016.
Judge Nathaniel Nichols at Penn State Brandywine

Judge encourages Brandywine graduates to plan for future goals

A Delaware County judge encouraged graduates at Penn State Brandywine’s spring commencement ceremony to be specific about future goals and write them down, sharing that when he decided that becoming a judge was a career goal, he wrote “your honor” on his computer screen so he would be reminded of that objective every day.
Brandywine students at a conference

Brandywine professor, students present at international Springsteen symposium

While teaching one of her dream courses, Brandywine Assistant Teaching Professor of English Pat Hillen led her students on a journey that culminated in a group presentation at an international Bruce Springsteen symposium in New Jersey.
Morgan Gillespie of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine graduate set to start her career at Disney World

Morgan Gillespie, a newly minted Penn State Brandywine graduate, will soon begin her full-time career at the most magical place on Earth.