Behrend

Domes put to test during Women in Engineering Day activity

More than 160 girls from nearly 30 high schools attended Women in Engineering Day, a youth outreach program at Penn State Behrend that is designed to introduce high school girls to engineering fields and careers through a series of hands-on activities. This year marked the 14th year for the event, which was held Friday, Nov. 1.

Accordion-guitar duo takes center stage at Penn State Behrend

Accordionist Merima Ključo and guitarist Miroslav Tadić make up Aritmia, and they will bring their unique sound to Penn State Behrend on Wednesday, Nov. 6, to perform as part of Music at Noon: The Logan Series. The performance will take place at noon in McGarvey Commons, in the college’s Reed Union Building.

Is anybody out there? This Harvard professor thinks the answer is yes

Avi Loeb will discuss the search for extraterrestrial life on Friday, Nov. 1, when he visits Penn State Behrend as part of the college’s 2019-20 Speaker Series. His talk, which is presented in partnership with the Jefferson Educational Society and its Global Summit Lecture Series, begins at 7:30 p.m. in McGarvey Commons, in the college’s Reed Union Building.

Penn State Behrend to host Harborcreek Supervisor Candidate Forum Oct. 23

Harborcreek Township supervisor candidates Lynda Meyer and Steve Oler will debate issues of importance to the community during a forum sponsored by the Public Policy Fund at Penn State Behrend on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The program, which begins at 6 p.m. in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building, is free and open to the public.

Take a walk to see Penn State Behrend’s colorful addition this fall

As part of Penn State’s Campus Arts Initiative project, Cleveland-based sculptor Lauren Herzak-Bauman has been using Penn State Behrend's plastics processing lab to create, mold and fabricate the materials needed for “Color Walk,” the site-specific art project to be installed on the college in November.

Fiction author Clare Beams to read at Penn State Behrend

Clare Beams will read stories from her collection “We Show What We Have Learned” on Thursday, Oct. 24, when the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Behrend. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception that will precede it are free and open to the public. Both events will be held in the Metzgar Center lobby.