Penn State Behrend

Alumnus builds a new business on ancient shark teeth

Bill Eberlein traded shipwrecks for shark teeth -- ancient Megalodon fossils that are bigger than his palm.
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'Colorwalk' project adds to Behrend's fall landscape

Artist Lauren Herzak-Bauman has stacked more than 8,000 plastic discs in a tree line outside the Reed Union Building.
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Behrend finance lab adds 10 new Bloomberg Terminals

The Black School of Business has added 10 Bloomberg Terminal subscriptions to its finance lab in Burke Center. An 11th new terminal has been installed in Trippe Hall.
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Behrend students find new species in Lake Erie

Student researchers have discovered the first evidence of Hemimysis anomala, an invasive species of shrimp, in Lake Erie's Pennsylvania waters.
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NSF grant adds $1 million to Behrend math study

Behrend faculty members hope to build a pipeline of highly qualified math teachers for four local school districts.
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Behrend swimmers win in Altoona

Penn State Behrend’s swimming and diving teams defeated Penn State Altoona in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference match-up. The women’s team took both first and second place in seven different events.
A Penn State Behrend student has his head shaved during a charity event.

Behrend baseball team goes bald for babies

Penn State Behrend's baseball team raised $2,800 for Grady's Decision, an Erie nonprofit organization that helps families that have experienced premature birth. All it cost them was their hair.
students at three Penn State campuses — Altoona, Hazleton and Behrend — are enjoying more than just Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream at campus dining halls and convenience stores.

Creamery partners with Housing and Food Services to offer products at campuses

This semester, students at three Penn State campuses — Altoona, Hazleton and Behrend — are enjoying more than just Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream at campus dining halls and convenience stores.
Lions Pantry volunteer

President Barron celebrates Penn State's compassionate students in latest blog

Whether it’s through class gifts focused on student mental health and food insecurity or their everyday commitment to supporting student wellness and helping those in need, Penn State President Eric Barron highlights the many ways that Penn State students show care and compassion for their peers in his latest blog.
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Talk to explore teaching writing to engineering students

The Innovative Teaching at Penn State (ITAP) Brown Bag Lunch Series: will host “An Interdisciplinary Collaboration that Improves Writing Support for Engineering Students” from 12:05 to 1:20 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Mann Assembly Room in the Paterno Library.

Degrees from all Penn State campuses recognized by Chinese Ministry of Education

Diplomas from Penn State, University-wide, are now recognized by the Ministry of Education in China, which recently changed Penn State’s listing on their website of American universities to read, “The Pennsylvania State University.” Prior to a few weeks ago, Penn State’s entry read, “The Pennsylvania State University (University Park).”