The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control interviews UK Squirrel Accord Director Kay Haw, as she discusses the subject of wildlife management and the UK Squirrel Accord’s gray squirrel fertility control research to protect red squirrels and tree health. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website.
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series The Enduring Promise of Multinationalism: Hans Kohn’s Habsburg Legacies Historian Adi Gordon presents compulsory reading for our times: a consideration of nationalism and its theoretical founding father, Hans Kohn. Kohn, who was born in Prague in 1891, shaped his pioneering views regarding nationalism via his experiences in and observations of the […]
9th International ConferenceSave the Date for the 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control from May 23 – 25, 2022, sponsored by The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control. The conference will take place at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website. Webinar: Wild Boar Webinar SeriesThe […]
New BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog: Hölzlhuber’s America: An Austrian Artist’s Depiction of Antebellum Travel in Wisconsin and Beyond, 1856-1860 By Janine Yorimoto Boldt and Kristina E. Poznan In our special holiday newsletter last year, frequent contributor Kristina E. Poznan traced the linzer cookie’s origins in the United States to Austrian Franz Hölzlhuber. (According to legend, Hölzlhuber […]
Save the Date for the 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control from May 23 – 25, 2022, sponsored by The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control. The conference will take place at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO. To learn more, visit the BIWFC website.
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Rosa Wien: Gay Rights, Schlager and Self-Exile: 1918-1938 Historian Casey J. Hayes, a 2021 Fulbright-Botstiber Scholar in Austrian-American Studies, probes the unique migration of cabaret culture from Berlin to Vienna to the United States (the latter destination only for those fortunate to secure a visa) in this extraordinary blog-article. In the […]
The Botstiber Foundation contributed to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund which awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to J.P. McCaskey High School graduating seniors in Lancaster, PA. Ariana Marshall was awarded the $25,000 Botstiber Foundation Scholarship. For a listing of recipients, visit Lancaster County News. Since 1982, the Martin Luther King, Jr. […]
BIAAS Austro-Americana Blog Series Drawn to America: Julius Klinger’s Poster Art In this unique post, Karen Etingin presents the transatlantic elements in the work and style of one of the world’s original “Mad Men,” Julius Klinger. A preeminent poster artist during his time, Klinger’s innovations still influence the study and practice of design today. He […]
Podcast with Alison J. Clarke In this new podcast, Alison J. Clarke discusses her latest book, Victor Papanek: Designer for the Real World. Clarke has written the first biography of the Austrian-American trailblazer in social design. In the late 1960s, Victor Papanek began writing his seminal “Design for the Real World” which argued for socially […]
The Botstiber Scholars Program at Penn State is proud to announce the graduation of three of our scholars, Nahom Regassa, Faith Shipapa and Benson Wainaina from Penn State University. Nahom Regassa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering and was inducted into Eta Kappa Nu Association. Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Association is a […]