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Jennifer Babulsky, Town&Gown

Jennifer Babulsky is programming coordinator of Penn State’s Center for Women Students and a freelance writer based in State College.

Articles by Jennifer Babulsky, Town&Gown

5 Questions with Timothy F. Harley, president of the James M. Stewart Museum Foundation 5 Questions with Timothy F. Harley, president of the James M. Stewart Museum Foundation
1 week ago - Town and gown
Given the time of year, one hears the name Jimmy Stewart often and recalls fond memories of watching It’s a Wonderful Life and quoting lines from the famous movie. But Stewart accomplished so much more than starring in one film during his illustrious career. To highlight his life and [Read More]
5 Questions with Holly Thuma 5 Questions with Holly Thuma
58 weeks ago - Town and gown
Sexual violence is in the national spotlight as everyone from campus advocates to the president of the United States takes action to reduce the number of sexual assaults happening every day. The issue is also coming to the stage at Penn State with Good Kids, the first commissioned work from the New [Read More]
Abbey Addiction Abbey Addiction
101 weeks ago - Town and gown
Is Lady Mary finally ready to love again? Did Mr. Bates kill Mr. Green? If so, what will happen to him and Anna? What will become of Edith’s baby? Carson and Mrs. Hughes — will they or won’t they? The legion of dedicated Downton Abbey fans has been asking themselves those [Read More]
Snapshot: Susan Russell Snapshot: Susan Russell
128 weeks ago - Town and gown
He needed the meeting, so he got in his car on a recent morning and drove from New York City to Penn State to meet with his former theater professor, Susan Russell. He needed to hear that what he was doing in life was worthwhile and that she was right when she praised him in class last year. After [Read More]
Penn State celebrates the life and work of Judy Chicago  Penn State celebrates the life and work of Judy Chicago
145 weeks ago - Town and gown
As I walk up the stairs inside Penn State’s Palmer Museum of Art, getting ready to closely view Surveying Judy Chicago: Five Decades, I try to imagine what I am about to see. I have seen images of Chicago’s work­ but have never seen the pieces up close. When I round the corner at the [Read More]
Community: Summer Solstice Celebration Community: Summer Solstice Celebration
184 weeks ago - Town and gown
Understanding the connection between farmland, food, and the quality of life in the region brings out hundreds of people each year to Tait Farm Food’s Summer Solstice Celebration, an afternoon benefit- ing the Centre County Farmland Trust. Held this year from 1 to 4 p.m. June 22 at Tait Farm, [Read More]
Natural Reflections, Shaver's Creek Inspires Many Perspectives Natural Reflections, Shaver's Creek Inspires Many Perspectives
186 weeks ago - Town and gown
You don’t need to know the names of the trees to write about the trees, although it might just get you to want to know more about the trees. Each contributor has their own unique observations to share with the current community, as well as with readers 50 or 100-plus years in the future.” [Read More]
Our Stories Onscreen Our Stories Onscreen
223 weeks ago - Town and gown
The eyes of the nation have been on the Centre Region for nearly a year, observing the scandal that has shaken it to its core. Now, some films and filmmakers are attempting to display the other side of this region — one documentary showing Penn State at its best is ready to premiere; another [Read More]
Health & Wellness Health & Wellness
235 weeks ago - Town and gown
At 14 years old, Alison Franklin had an idea. She could get really thin. That idea was one that took hold of the now-32-year-old for years and still has not completely released its grip. “Part of it was I was a perfectionist by nature,” Franklin, of Centre Hall, explains. “It also [Read More]
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