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Senior industrial engineering major Mohamed Badawy, left, and Max Morrow, a senior finance and mathematics, took third place Simio Student Case Competition.

Interdisciplinary pairing leads to strong Simio Student Case Competition finish

Penn State Behrend senior industrial engineering major Mohamed Badawy and Max Morrow, a senior finance and mathematics, took third place in the recent Simio Student Case Competition. More than 250 teams from 36 colleges and 13 countries participated in the competition.
Ceremony audience and awards

Honors and Awards Convocation recognizes academic excellence

Penn State Behrend held its 69th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on Sunday, April 22.
2018 Erickson Grants logo

72 undergraduate students awarded Erickson Discovery Grants

The list of 2018 Erickson Discovery Grants has been released, and 72 students from Penn State campuses will have their work bolstered by a $3,500 grant from the Office of Undergraduate Education.

Behrend students present work at Sigma Xi research conference

A study of shoreline changes at Presque Isle State Park and an effort to barcode the DNA of pest scale insects from Southeast Asia were among the 134 research projects students presented at the Penn State Behrend Sigma Xi Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference.
FirstEnergy and Penn State representatives holding a large check

Gift from FirstEnergy Foundation to support Capstone Design Project program

The FirstEnergy Foundation, solely funded by FirstEnergy Corp., has donated $175,000 to support the Penn State College of Engineering’s Learning Factory Senior Capstone Design Projects at the University Park, Behrend and Berks campuses.

41 graduate students earn awards at 33rd annual Graduate Exhibition

Forty-one graduate students received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 33rd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 23 and 25 on Penn State's University Park campus. A complete list of winners is available below.
Members of team EZ-Park pictured.

Students hone craft and pad resumes at HackPSU

More than 600 students participated in this past fall’s HackPSU, a 24-hour educational "hackathon" that encourages student “hackers” to apply their skills, passion and drive to help solve real-world problems that universities and companies face on a daily basis.
A middle-school student watches a marble roll down a constructed track

'If it works, it's totally worth it.'

Students tested Rube Goldberg machines at the regional Science Olympiad, hosted by Penn State Behrend. It didn't take long for things to go wrong.
Two high school students test a Rube Goldberg machine during a science event at Penn State Behrend.

Science Olympiad (Behrend 2)

Kalen McDonald, left, and Jonah Britton test their Rube Goldberg machine at the Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Science Olympiad at Penn State Behrend. Both are students at Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy.

A middle-school student watches a marble roll down a constructed track

Science Olympiad (Behrend 1)

Bay Harper, a student at Brookville Area Junior High School, watches a marble roll through his homemade coaster track at the Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Science Olympiad at Penn State Behrend.

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