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A student works with a faculty member in a Penn State Behrend engineering lab

U.S. News ranks Behrend engineering programs among nation's best

New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place Penn State Behrend among the top 30 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation. The college is at No. 29 -- its highest ranking yet.
A student works with a faculty member in a Penn State Behrend engineering lab

Engineering programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

New rankings by U.S. News & World Report place the School of Engineering at Penn State Behrend among the top 30 undergraduate programs in the nation.

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.

A digital painting of a ship next to a large blue wave.

A painting that moves? Behrend art instructor shows what new tech can do

The "paint" in Heather Cole's large fabric painting "Don't Give Up the Ship" is actually computer code. Scan it with the Blippar app, and the ship will move.

Sept. 7: Open House Night in Astronomy

Jim Gavio, director of the Yahn Planetarium at Penn State Behrend, will discuss the 20-year mission of NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.
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.

A portrait of Penn State Behrend alumnus Wes Hall, with the Lace-N-Lock device.

Wes Hall invents Lace-N-Lock device

Wes Hall, a 2017 graduate of Penn State Behrend, developed the Lace-N-Lock device, which allows people with mobility issues to tighten their shoes without having to bend down and actually touch the laces.

Penn State Behrend graduate Wes Hall holds the Lace-N-Lock shoe-tying device.

Idea lab fosters new levels of entrepreneurship

Wes Hall earned a patent for his work on a senior design project. He invented a product that will soon be tested in four states.
Penn State Behrend graduate Wes Hall holds the Lace-N-Lock shoe-tying device.

Wes Hall

Wes Hall, a 2017 graduate of Penn State Behrend, developed the Lace-N-Lock device, which allows people with mobility issues to tighten their shoes without having to bend down and touch the laces.

A screen shot of the Pokemon Go game at Penn State Behrend.

Pokemon Go at Penn State Behrend (Lion shrine)

Psychology students at Penn State Behrend used the Pokémon Go game to test the spatial intelligence of 60 players. Men drew more accurate maps after playing the game for 20 minutes.

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