“Say we do find life on Mars,” Moogega “Moo” Cooper said during a Speaker Series program at Penn State Behrend. The question then is, did that life evolve independently on Mars? Did it evolve on Mars and seed life on Earth?”
Across the University, Penn State offers various resources to help students with food and housing insecurity, financial issues and basic needs. Among these efforts, Penn State's campus food pantries are helping to support students and alleviate everyday stressors such as figuring out what food to put on the table.
All faculty and staff at Penn State locations where work is being conducted under federal contracts are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8 under President Joe Biden’s recent executive order requiring vaccination for federal contractors, Penn State has determined.
The Oct. 19 Music at Noon concert at Penn State Behrend was a full-circle moment for Dominic Shodekeh Talifero. The Maryland-based beatboxer, who uses the stage name Shodekeh, first performed in public as an undergraduate at Penn State.
Penn State Behrend has presented the Behrend Medallion, the college’s highest award, to Erie-area business owners and philanthropists Joe and Isabel Prischak. "They bring entrepreneurial thinking not only to their business, but to their philanthropy as well — using their generosity to advance opportunities that improve lives,” said Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford.