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Penn State invests $2 million to support strategic priorities

Through an innovative new funding process, Penn State is investing $2 million in its top strategic priorities, while simultaneously advancing the vital and transformative work of its faculty, staff and students across the University.
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$554K NSF grant establishes manufacturing research center at Penn State Behrend

A $554,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will establish a manufacturing and automation research center at Penn State Behrend, where instructors will develop STEM-based manufacturing models for high schools and community colleges in three states.
A portrait of Faisal Aqlan, assistant professor of industrial engineering at Penn State Behrend

Faisal Aqlan

Faisal Aqlan is an assistant professor of industrial engineering at Penn State Behrend.

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NSF funds manufacturing center at Penn State Behrend

The manufacturing systems lab at Penn State Behrend will be equipped with advanced machinery, including 3D printers and production robots.

This is Behrend, Episode 1.2: Wintergreen Gorge

Did you know that the Penn State Erie, The Behrend College campus is more than 850 acres in all? One reason for that is the Wintergreen Gorge. For years, the gorge has been one of the college's greatest treasures. We take a closer look at this natural wonder in the latest episode of the web series, "This Is Behrend."

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.
Students walk through Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend

Students hike through Wintergreen Gorge

Penn State Behrend is studying how best to maintain the trail system in the Wintergreen Gorge, a wooded area on and adjacent to the campus.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State Behrend

Penn State Behrend will host two days of programming for Global Entrepreneurship Week. Don Morrison, former president of American Eagle Outfitters, will be the keynote speaker.

Two students work on the confocal microscope at Penn State Behrend

Allexyss Brown

Students Allexyss Brown and Samantha Storti work on the confocal microscope at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. An ultraviolet laser and camera have been added to the microscope, which was installed in 2008.

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.

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