Wasch Center Begins Spring Program Series

Guest speaker Ernest Lowrie discussed "The Search for the Historical Origin of the Word CIVILIZATION," during a Wasch Center Program Jan. 27. Founded in 2004, the Susan B. and William K. Wasch Center for Retired Faculty provides a shared intellectual and social community where retirees may continue their engagement with teaching and scholarly activities.

Author and Penn State University Professor Emeritus Ernest Lowrie discussed "The Search for the Historical Origin of the Word CIVILIZATION," during a Wasch Center Program Jan. 27. Founded in 2004, the Susan B. and William K. Wasch Center for Retired Faculty provides a shared intellectual and social community where retirees may continue their engagement with teaching and scholarly activities.

More than 35 people attended Lowrie's talk. Lowrie is the husband of Joyce Lowrie, professor of romance languages and literatures, emerita. He was the first Wasch Center guest speaker of the spring semester.  (Photos by Stefan Weinberger '10)

More than 35 people attended Lowrie's talk. Lowrie is the husband of Joyce Lowrie, professor of romance languages and literatures, emerita. He was the first Wasch Center guest speaker of the spring semester. (Photos by Stefan Weinberger '10)

All programs sponsored by the Wasch Center are open to the public. For more information on upcoming events visit the Wash Center web site.