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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. Stabilizing the trails will protect it for future use.
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.

A graphic for Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State Behrend

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.
A Penn State Behrend professor works on the college's ESEM.

Open-lab strategy leads to research investments at Penn State Behrend

A $2 million investment in high-end research equipment is expanding research capabilities at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, where an open-lab strategy has led to new collaborations in environmental and materials science and advances in medical testing, aquatic biology and data analytics.
A potato eye magnified on an ESEM.

ESEM potato image

Michael Campbell, professor of biology at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, captured this image of a potato using the college's environmental scanning electron microscope. Campbell studies a compound that can be used to prolong storage of potatoes.

Anne Gohn and Alicyn Rhoades work on an ESEM at Penn State Behrend.

Anne Gohn and Alicyn Rhoades

Anne Gohn, research associate, and Alicyn Rhoades, assistant professor of engineering, work on the environmental scanning electron microscope at Penn State Behrend. The instrument was purchased with funding from the National Science Foundation.

Young preschool-aged girl pours fluid into a beaker.

'They absorb everything'

Science Storytime is a monthly program at Penn State Behrend where young learners are exposed to science-based topics through story reading, hands-on activities, and space shows held in the college’s Yahn Planetarium.
Students work in Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons idea lab

Behrend lab at center of new business innovation network

The Innovation Commons idea lab at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has advanced more than 50 business projects. New funding will establish three additional labs across Erie County. The Innovation Commons idea lab has advanced more than 50 Erie business projects.

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