Sunday, April 18, 2010

April 12th 2010-Stephanie Syjuco

Last Monday, as part of PMMNLS, Stephanie Syjuco paid us a visit, gave a fantastic lecture and played a fierce round of mini golf.
Thank you Stephanie!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Sam Durant comes for PMMNLS

**be sure to check out his work Making History in the New Video Gallery on the first floor of the Art Building at 2000 SW 5th Ave!! (April 5 thru April 14)

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

How'd you get that awesome residency?

Lexa will be presenting her resource-sharing workshop "How'd you get that awesome residency" on Tuesday, April 6th from 3:30-5:00 in AB320/330. Come with a notebook and questions.

We'll go over:

Why do you want to do a residency?

Where do you want to go?

Types of residencies

Getting your package together

RESEARCH- your best friend

Paying for your residency


and more

See you there!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Winter Term Reviews

Student Presentations
Shattuck Annex
March 1
6:00-6:15 Connie
6:15-6:30 Michelle L
6:30-6:45 Josh
6:45-7:00 Anna & Ryan
7:00-7:15 Jason
7:15-7:45 break
7:45-8:00 Lori
8:00-8:15 Katherine
8:15-8:30 Lexa
8:30-8:45 Ariana
8:45-9:00 Zach

March 8
6:00-6:15 Ralph
6:15-6:30 Hannah
6:30-6:45 Miles
6:45-7:00 Robin
7:00-7:15 Michelle S
7:15-7:45 break
7:45-8:00 Motoya
8:00-8:15 Jillian
8:15-8:30 Nicole
8:30-8:45 Helen
8:45-9:00 Derek

Individual Faculty Meetings
AB 330 (times revised )

March 2
10:00-10:20 Connie
10:20-10:40 Michelle L
10:40-11:00 Josh
11:00-11:20 Anna & Ryan (this has been moved up, so all from here are also moved up)
11:20-11:40 Jason
11:40-1:00 lunch
1:00-1:20 Lori
1:20-1:40 Katherine
1:40-2:00 Lexa
2:00-2:20 Ariana
2:20-2:40 Zach

March 9
11:00-11:20 Ralph
11:20-11:40 Hannah
11:40-noon Miles
noon-12:20 Robin
12:20-12:40 Michelle S
12:40-1:40 lunch
1:40-2:00 Motoya
2:00-2:20 Jillian
2:20-2:40 Nicole
2:40-3:00 Helen
3:00-3:20 Derek

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

George Kuchar

Renowned filmmaker George Kuchar joined us yesterday for studio visits, general musings, filmed meals, and a lecture/screening hybrid in Shattuck Annex. We were very lucky to have him, and from what I have heard, those who had studio visits with him were quite pleased.

George is an extremely candid man, and at first comes off as quite soft spoken. Until he gets going. He shared many anecdotes about his process and teaching methods. He talked a lot about macaroni and cheese. He is also, quite frankly, hilarious. Here are some of my favorite quotes that I was able to scribble down...many fell between the cracks because I simply couldn't keep up!

"H.P. Lovecraft hated fish."

"Hollywood is all covered...why bother?"

"Also, when people don't show up, we use dummies."

"I don't have a car...I'm not a storm chaser. I describe myself as a storm squatter."

Audience Member - "Have you seen Avatar?"
George Kuchar - "I haven't seen that yet...I did enjoy Titanic. My friends didn't like that so much."

"I try to make them ALL family films."

Thank you, George!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Paris-New York Rendezvous, Monday January 25

Please join Ariana, Jason, Katherine & Lexa as they describe their adventures at betonsalon in Paris and apexart in New York with an informative slide presentation.
Monday January 25
6:15 pm
AB room 320

This trip was generously sponsored by AAA
The Academically-Controlled Auxiliary Activities (AAA) Fund

AAA supports travel for PSU students who participate in faculty-governed scholarly conferences by reading papers, participating in panels, or giving creative presentations. Their participation must have educational potential for other students, e.g., through a complementary presentation on the PSU campus.

Friday, January 15, 2010


*materials lab, Shattuck Annex

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Campus Resources

We know PSU has them, but they may be hard to find: Resources. it would be appreciated by present and future generations if everyone would add their secret resource list to the blog.
the new Campus Rec Center- Though it's missing the most important component- a sauna, it has a beautiful pool, classrooms, new weight lifting & cardio machines, free classes and a lot of natural light. Free for all students, affordable for faculty and partners.
The Grad Lab- in the basement of Smith, the Grad Lab has nice computers, scanners, a plotter(!), hands-on training, and some free classes:

More to come...