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Behrend astronomy program to focus on expansion of universe

The universe is more than 14 billion years old, and yet, it’s larger than ever. Its expansion will be the topic of discussion when Open House Nights in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend on Oct. 5.
The Pennsylvania State Capitol complex

State senators to discuss key issues during Penn State Behrend visit

Three members of the Pennsylvania State Senate will discuss key issues, including the budget, the opioid epidemic and funding for Erie’s public schools, during a visit to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The program begins at 6 p.m. in Room 001 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center.
The Pennsylvania State Capitol building

Pennsylvania Capitol complex

Three members of the Pennsylvania State Senate will discuss key issues during a visit to Penn State Behrend on Sept. 13.

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FaceTime with Grandma: Do we grow wiser when reading facial expressions?

Jennifer Tehan Stanley, associate professor of psychology at the University of Akron, has done extensive research on how older adults read facial expressions. That's what she will discuss when she visits Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for the next presentation of the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior.
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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.
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Manufacturing VP to discuss 'Internet of Manufacturing'

Industry 4.0 will be the topic of discussion at “The Advanced Manufacturing Forum 2017: Industry 4.0.” The forum, co-sponsored by the School of Engineering and the Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier, Erie.
Cassini-Huygens spacecraft pictured next to Saturn.

Behrend astronomy program to focus on Cassini Space Mission

After a near 20-year mission, the Cassini–Huygens spacecraft's mission is coming to an end. Just what was discovered during this time? That’s what will be discussed when Open House Nights in Astronomy returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, Sept. 7.
Visitors watch the solar eclipse at Penn State Behrend.

Eclipse viewing at Penn State Behrend

Nearly 500 people viewed the solar eclipse at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Aug. 21. The School of Science set up three telescopes at the west edge of campus for the event, which was open to the public.

Penn State Behrend professor Ken Louie.

Ken Louie

Ken Louie directs the Economic Research Institute of Erie and is an associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend.

Two employees work in a manufacturing setting.

ERIE Conference examines future of manufacturing

Manufacturing employment in Erie County has decreased since the 1970s. This year's ERIE Conference at Penn State Behrend explored the impact continued job losses will have on the future of the region.

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