July 14, 2011

July 14th, 2011 by dperrin

In front of  Facilities Services are three Plumleaf Azaleas {Rhododendron prunifolia} coming into bloom with reddish flowers. This late blooming Azalea is often used  in breeding efforts to lengthen the  blooming season of many different Rhodoendron species. On the west side of the Silver Center is a group od three Sourwood trees {Oxydendron arboreum} that have cream colored flower panicles in a most graceful pendulous habit.The buds are just beginning to open and as the plant sets seed the shape remains similar for several months of this pleasing effect.The fall color on these trees is a deep red that is exceptional.

In Plymouth Magazine

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Beyond Granite: The Museum of the White Mountains Takes on STEM

As American students and workers fall behind their counterparts around the world in the science and technology fields, educators and policy makers have stressed the importance of strengthening our attention to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Exhibition curator Sarah Garlick writes about the connections between earth science, adventure, and the process of learning STEM in […]

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Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college […]

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Arts: Digital Repository Puts PSU’s History and Culture at Your Fingertips

Where can you get a close look at a photo of Babe Ruth standing in front of the Draper and Maynard Building, peruse a 1905 copy of Plymouth Normal School’s literary magazine The Prospect, and examine an aerial view of Plymouth State’s campus in 1960? Thanks to PSU’s digital repository, these historical treasures—along with 15,000 […]