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Students walk through Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend

Trail plan will protect Behrend's 'living lab'

The Wintergreen Gorge is one of the college's greatest assets. Our video series, 'This is Behrend,' details how we plan to preserve it.
Glenhill Farmhouse at Penn State Behrend

Fall leaf color showcases Behrend's 'Tree Campus USA' designation

In addition to its educational mission, the college is an arboretum, with more than 200 tree species on an 854-acre campus. This is the best time to see them.
Two students work on the confocal microscope at Penn State Behrend

Behrend's open-lab strategy leads to new research investments

A $2 million investment in high-end research equipment is expanding research capabilities at the college, leading to new collaborations in environmental and materials science.
Three students work in the Innovation Commons idea lab at Penn State Behrend

Behrend lab at center of new business innovation network

The Innovation Commons idea lab has advanced more than 50 Erie business projects.
Chef James Nicosia works inside the Behrend Clipper food truck

New food truck spices up Behrend dining options

University cafeterias have long offered take-out. The Behrend Clipper is something different: a "to-go" kitchen.
A student works with a faculty member in a Penn State Behrend engineering lab

U.S. News ranks Behrend engineering programs among nation's best

New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place Penn State Behrend among the top 30 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation. The college is at No. 29 -- its highest ranking yet.
Penn State Behrend baseball coach Paul Benim stands in front of Junker Center.

Longevity part of the game for Penn State Behrend coaches

The success of Penn State Behrend's athletics programs begins with our coaches. The current staff has an average of 12 years of experience with their teams.
A student and her mother unpack in a Penn State Behrend residence hall.

Move-in day: Boxes, hopes and tokens of home

Nearly 1,200 new students now call Penn State Behrend home. Here's a look at what they brought with them.
Penn State Human Resources: Introducing HR Shared Services. Learn more about the new ways to get answers to your HR and payroll-related questions.

HR Shared Services

HR Shared Services is a new University-wide approach to helping employees with their HR needs. It will become available to Penn State Behrend faculty and staff in December. Watch for more details in the coming months.
Penn State Behrend graduate Wes Hall holds the Lace-N-Lock shoe-tying device.

Idea lab fosters new levels of entrepreneurship

Wes Hall earned a patent for his work on a senior design project. He invented a product that will soon be tested in four states.