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Senior industrial engineering major Mohamed Badawy, left, and Max Morrow, a senior finance and mathematics, took third place Simio Student Case Competition.

Interdisciplinary pairing leads to strong Simio Student Case Competition finish

Penn State Behrend senior industrial engineering major Mohamed Badawy and Max Morrow, a senior finance and mathematics, took third place in the recent Simio Student Case Competition. More than 250 teams from 36 colleges and 13 countries participated in the competition.
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Honors and Awards Convocation recognizes academic excellence

Penn State Behrend held its 69th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on Sunday, April 22.
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72 undergraduate students awarded Erickson Discovery Grants

The list of 2018 Erickson Discovery Grants has been released, and 72 students from Penn State campuses will have their work bolstered by a $3,500 grant from the Office of Undergraduate Education.
A portrait of LORD Corporation President and CEO Ed Auslander

Ed Auslander (Behrend visit, April 2018)

Ed Auslander, president and CEO of LORD Corporation, is a graduate of the M.B.A. program at Penn State Behrend. He visited the college to meet with students on April 12.

Behrend students present work at Sigma Xi research conference

A study of shoreline changes at Presque Isle State Park and an effort to barcode the DNA of pest scale insects from Southeast Asia were among the 134 research projects students presented at the Penn State Behrend Sigma Xi Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference.
Wilson Jermaine Heredia, center, coaches students Logan Saborsky, left, and Jaret Kelly during a visit to Penn State Behrend's Studio Theatre last month.

Tony Award-winning 'Rent' star visits Penn State Behrend

Tony Award-winning actor Wilson Jermaine Heredia met with cast members of the Penn State Behrend Studio Theatre’s production of “Rent” last month when he visited the college as part of a special master class.
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Integrative Studies Seed Grants awarded to faculty across University

The Office for General Education has announced this year’s seed grants to support the development of Integrative Studies courses. The awarded proposals are representative of a wide range of academic disciplines, and include proposals from faculty at Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth.
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Penn State Behrend to offer Lean and Six Sigma Series courses

Penn State Behrend will offer its Lean and Six Sigma Series, a sequence of process improvement and quality management classes, beginning this summer. The courses, which will be offered through the college’s Office of Community and Workforce Programs, will be held in the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center. Registrations are now being accepted.
A close-up of a lion in Tanzania.

Safari trips highlight Behrend student's field research in Tanzania

Penn State Behrend senior Allyson Maloney spent the fall semester in Tanzania, studying butterflies and the impact of elephant herds in Tarangire Natonal Park. "It's hard to believe how beautiful one place can be," she says.
A Penn State Behrend student holds a reptile at the Erie Zoo.

Allyson Maloney

Allyson Maloney works at the Erie Zoo, where she interacts with penguins, reptiles and barn animals. She spent the fall semester in Tanzania, on safaris and visiting Maasai villages.