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Thomas A. Shakely, Town&Gown

Thomas A. Shakely is the author of Conserving Mount Nittany: A Dynamic Environmentalism and a member of the Nittany Valley Society’s board of directors. He can be reached at tom@tomshakely.com.

Articles by Thomas A. Shakely, Town&Gown

Arts Fest: Itself a Work of Art Arts Fest: Itself a Work of Art
177 weeks ago - Town and gown
In the slower summer months in Happy Valley, Arts Fest looms large on the calendar. The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts has been a special time of year for many decades, since its earliest days as a student-initiated celebration on up through the singular tradition it has become [Read More]
In a Flat World, the Nittany Valley Matters More Than Ever In a Flat World, the Nittany Valley Matters More Than Ever
243 weeks ago - Town and gown
In The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Friedman’s central insight is that globalization and Information Age technology work in tandem to diminish the distinctiveness and importance of location — of physical place. Nearly a decade after his book’s [Read More]
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