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A professor stands at a chalkboard.

Behrend professor completes 10-week NASA research fellowship

"Every child wants to be an astronaut at some point," Charlotte Marr de Vries says. She got closer than most.
Two people talk at a researcher's table at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

Behrend professor returns as expert on TLC genealogy show

Joseph Beilein, assistant professor of history, shared Civil War documents with the actress Megan Mullally. "Her family story is not pretty," he said.
Four former and present Penn State Behrend leaders pose with Thomas B. Hagen

Behrend Medallion presented to Thomas Hagen

The past four Penn State Behrend leaders attended the Glenhill Appreciation Dinner, which honored the chairman of the board of Erie Insurance Group.
John Champagne leans on a chair in Lilley Library

Champagne named Penn State Laureate

'I want people to have a clearer historical sense of the often vexed and contradictory relationship between art and politics,' says John Champagne, professor of English and chair of Global Languages and Cultures at Penn State Behrend.
A group gathers to cut the grand-opening ribbon at a HERO BX lab at Penn State Behrend.

Betting on biodiesel

HERO BX, an Erie-based biodiesel company, has opened a $1 million research lab at Penn State Behrend. Students will work with the company's chemists to develop cleaner, cheaper fuels.
Penn State Behrend swimmer Liam Watterson competes in a race.

Siblings set records in Behrend pool

A Watterson has been in the water for Penn State Behrend in each of the past 10 swim seasons. "Swimming definitely helped us build a bond," says Liam, the youngest.
Penn State Behrend students pose with homeowners during a spring break service trip to Houston.

Learning while serving

"The smallest things we do for others can make a huge difference," says Priya Patel, one of 24 Behrend students who traveled to Texas to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
A woman stands in the doorway of a dilapidated house.

Revitalizing the Rust Belt

The Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend will launch with two days of programming, including lessons from redevelopment in Detroit’s urban core.
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.
On Saturday April 21, Hoodie Allen will headline the spring concert at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Public tickets, which cost $10, will be available beginning March 15.

Hoodie Allen to headline spring concert

The Long Island rapper will perform at Junker Center April 21. Public tickets cost $10; Behrend students pay just $5.