Spring 2012  Contents

Features


To Be a Nurse
 
Two nursing students give an inside look at PSU’s newest major.

Investing in the Wonder Years  | PSU partners with the North Country to support early childhood education.

Departments


Message from the President

Arts: The Art of Preserving History | Students honor Berlin’s past through art.

Faculty Forum: Stephen Gorin on the Future of Social Security How secure is Social Security?

Icelandic InsightsPSU research in Iceland may help predict climate trends in New England.

Honoring a Life’s Work: The Helen Abbott ’39 Professorshop in Environmental Studies.

Ut Prosim: Sam Wisel ’12 | Creating a Culture of Philanthropy

Of Note

Publications 

The Green:

Jon Hall ’79: One Shot in Life–Making It Count

The Class of 1962Paving the Way for a New Frontier

Above: Signs of summer on the PSU campus. Jon Gilbert Fox photo.