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Behrend Students Bring no Bias to Design of Cell-Phone Game

Kristan Wheaton, associate professor of intelligence studies at Mercyhurst University, and Matthew White, lecturer in game development at Penn State Behrend, are collaborating on a bias-teaching game.

'Trash to Treasure' Proceeds Donated to United Way of Erie County

The college’s first “Trash to Treasure” event raised more than $900 for the United Way of Erie County. The May 26 sale, which was held in Erie Hall, made good use of the shoes, suitcases, coats and bicycles that students left behind when the semester ended.

Chemistry Day Program Wows Penn State Behrend Crowd

Chemistry Day at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, means lab work: beakers, flasks and plotted data graphs. Then the kickball shatters, the Pringles tube launches like a rocket and the pickle makes the light bulb glow white.

Cardboard Campground Raises Money for Erie County Food Pantries

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Nick Angelo slept well in his cardboard house. He wasn’t at all bothered by the patter of rain on his blue tarp roof.

Time Warner Cable Donation Supports Behrend LEGO Competitions

FIRST LEGO League competitions encourage critical thinking and teamwork.

New Year Brings Two Dream Machines to Campus

December 13, 2011 – Most people are familiar with how vending machines work. They’ve been using them for their entire lives. But what about reverse vending machines?

Behrend Graduate Examines the Science of False Smiles

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A smiling man has to be happy, right? Not exactly.

Students, Recruiters Court at Penn State Behrend Career Fair

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On the track, where he’d set his backpack, Corey Fetherlin checked his notes for FPD Co., which provides titanium forgings for the aerospace industry: “Small company. Family owned.”