Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Three community leaders will discuss how best to balance inequalities while building a sustainable city when the Penn State Behrend Sustainability Series hosts "A Community Discussion on Economic Inequality" on Feb. 20.
The School of Science at Penn State Behrend will celebrate the life and work of Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution through natural selection became the foundation of modern biological science, with a free program on Wednesday, Feb. 12.
"We are giving a generation of students absolutely awful advice," author Greg Lukianoff said during a Feb. 4 Speaker Series talk at Penn State Behrend. “When we say, ‘Your feelings are always right,’ or, ‘If something makes you uncomfortable, then it must be wrong,’ we are telling students that they are more fragile, and less independent, than they actually are."
On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.
Penn State Behrend's next Open House Night in Astronomy will focus on astronaut photography and the "Overview effect" -- the renewed sense of responsibility that comes with seeing Earth from a distance.