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Trail project launches Wintergreen Gorge preservation effort

Penn State Behrend is leading a coordinated effort to protect and preserve Wintergreen Gorge, a Natural Heritage Area on and adjacent to the Behrend campus.
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Building the future

Penn State Behrend will host the 2019 International Advanced Manufacturing Research Conference, the largest U.S. forum for manufacturing innovation.
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Behrend to renovate historic Federal House

A $6.3 million renovation and expansion of the Federal House will provide a new home for the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Community Outreach, Research, and Evaluation (CORE).
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Behrend student builds game for Xbox, PlayStation and PC platforms

Videogames are a $135 billion industry. In a market that crowded, can Brian Wilson's "Where the Bees Make Honey" make money?
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Our Impact Keeps Growing

Read and watch how Penn State Behrend is improving the lives of others and advancing the Erie region and beyond.
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Commuter meal plans offer dining options for off-campus students

Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
Darren Williams will discuss the science behind black holes on Thursday, Sept. 5, when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend.

Science of black holes to be discussed during Penn State Behrend lecture

Darren Williams, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State Behrend, will discuss the science behind black holes on Sept. 5 when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend.
The Young People’s Chorus of Erie, a youth outreach program of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend, will hold open rehearsals next month for its 2019-20 season.

Know a young person who loves to sing? Invite them to join YPC Erie

The Young People’s Chorus of Erie, a youth outreach program of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend, will hold open rehearsals next month for its 2019-20 season. Open rehearsals give young people between the ages of 7 and 18 the opportunity to attend a rehearsal, meet the staff and learn about YPC Erie.
Scientific posters on easels line a large room, with windows on one side. People are grouped together in two or threes, discussing the research on the posters.

Engineering symposium highlights undergraduate research experiences

Undergraduate students from across Penn State and the world capped off their Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs with a research symposium on July 30. 
David Perkins, far left, Jodi Herman, and Jaimen Gallo, far right, are three members of Penn State Behrend’s Centers for Teaching and eLearning Initiatives, who recently developed a 360-degree virtual tour of Metco Industries.

Penn State Behrend team leads (virtual) trip to powdered metals manufacturer

Staff members in Penn State Behrend’s Centers for Teaching and eLearning Initiatives recently developed a 360-degree virtual tour of Metco Industries, a powdered-metals manufacturing company located in Saint Marys. The tour is now used as part of the QMM 593: Field Experiences in Manufacturing course.
A counselor talks with a distress patient.

Penn State Behrend to host two-day trauma training summit

Penn State Behrend will host a free, two-day training summit on the impact of trauma and trauma-informed responses to emergency situations on Aug. 19 and 20 in Erie Hall.