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14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

Global Programs announces 2017 Travel Grants awards

Spring 2017 produced a record-breaking number of applications for Global Programs Travel Grants.
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Behrend students take on delegate roles at National Model African Union Summit

A team of Penn State Behrend students participated in Howard University’s 15th annual National Model African Union Summit. The four-day summit, sponsored by the African Union Mission and Member State Embassies in Washington, D.C., is a simulation of the proceedings of the African Union.
Penn State Behrend professor Alicyn Rhoades works on the college's environmental scanning electron microscope.

Alicyn Rhoades at ESEM

Alicyn Rhoades, an assistant professor of engineering at Penn State Behrend, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER grant to study thermal transition rates in plastics processing.

Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend, at an excavation site in Petra, Jordan.

Unearthing Mysteries

Discovering history through excavation of ancient landmarks is what inspires Leigh-Ann Bedal, a professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. These discoveries help uncover a greater understanding of the past.