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Come back to Behrend!

A family carnival, an athletics tailgate, planetarium shows and special alumni reunions will highlight our annual Parents, Families & Alumni Weekend.
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Behrend lab will advance $26M Erie research initiative

Penn State Behrend will serve as the academic research and commercialization partner for the new Magee-Womens Research Institute in Erie.
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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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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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The Cavani String Quartet will visit Penn State Behrend Monday, Sept. 23, to open the 30th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series.

Cavani String Quartet to open 30th season of Music at Noon

The Cavani String Quartet will visit Penn State Behrend Monday, Sept. 23, to open the 30th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series. The performance begins at noon in McGarvey Commons, in the college’s Reed Union Building.
A female runner competes in a cross country race at Penn State Behrend.

Behrend cross country teams win Twilight Invite

Penn State Behrend’s cross country teams won the Twilight Invite in Erie on Sept. 13. Jenna Shelton, a senior from Cabot, won the women’s 6K with a time of 23:15.0.
Steve Bugajski, chief information officer for U.S. Steel, Brad Postema, chief investment officer for Erie Insurance Group, and Dan Levstek, president for MDL International, have been named Executives in Residence (EIR) in the Black School of Business.

Three business leaders join Penn State Behrend as executives in residence

Steve Bugajski, chief information officer for U.S. Steel; Brad Postema, chief investment officer for Erie Insurance Group; and Dan Levstek, president of MDL International, have been named executives in residence in the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend.
The Penn State Nittany Lion mascot poses in front of Burke Center at Penn State Behrend.

Behrend to host Penn State Day open house on Sept. 28

Penn State Behrend will host its Penn State Day admissions open house for prospective students on Saturday, Sept. 28. All participants will receive an application fee waiver — a $65 value.
A close-up of a spotted lanternfly on a tree branch.

Researchers hope to stop spotted lanternfly before species reaches Erie County

Entomologists at the Lake Erie Regional Grape Research and Extension Center hope to slow the spread of the spotted lanternfly before the species reaches Erie County. More than 70 percent of the grapes produced in Pennsylvania are grown here.
Police officers at previous coffee with a cop event

Penn State police hosting Coffee with a Cop events across Pennsylvania on Oct. 2

National Coffee with a Cop Day is Oct. 2, and Penn State police officers are celebrating by giving away coffee and snacks at 22 campuses across Pennsylvania.
A Penn State Behrend golfer chips the ball onto the green.

Behrend golfers place fourth at two-day Allegheny tournament

The Penn State Behrend men’s golf team placed fourth at the Guy and Jeanne Kuhn Invitational, hosted by Allegheny College. Mark Peters, a senior from Mercer, led the team with a two-day score of 153. The college’s soccer, volleyball, tennis and water polo teams also were in action last week. Here are the highlights.
A group of youths work in a robotics lab during Penn State Behrend's College for Kids program.

Behrend's College for Kids robotics classes offer early career exploration

Robotics courses are among the most popular at Penn State Behrend's College for Kids. "Robotics helps these kids learn how to be critical thinkers and problem-solvers," instructor Paul Semrau said. "They surprise me every day with the things they come up with."