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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.
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Charlotte de Vries at NASA

Charlotte Marr de Vries, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State Behrend, completed a 10-week faculty fellowship at NASA's George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.

A professor stands at a chalkboard.

Charlotte de Vries at chalkboard

"They're pretty far out at the edge of what's being invented," Charlotte Marr de Vries says of the work at NASA's George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, where she served a 10-week faculty fellowship. "It was cool to have even a tiny part in that process."

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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.
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Joe Beilein with Megan Mullally (carousel)

The May 28 episode of "Who Do You Think You Are?" on TLC featured Joseph Beilein, right, professor of history at Penn State Behrend. He helped the actress Megan Mullally trace her family's story through the Civil War.

Two people work at a researcher's table at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

Penn State Behrend's Joe Beilein meets with Megan Mullaly

The May 28 episode of "Who Do You Think You Are?" on TLC featured Joseph Beilein, right, professor of history at Penn State Behrend. He helped the actress Megan Mullally trace her family's story through the Civil War.

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford and HERO BX founder Pat Black pose in a research lab at Penn State Behrend.

Biofuels lab opens at Penn State Behrend

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.
Chancellor Ralph Ford and HERO BX founder Pat Black stand in a new research lab at Penn State Behrend

Ralph Ford and Pat Black in HERO BX research lab

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford, left, joins HERO BX Founder and CEO Samuel P. "Pat" Black III in the HERO BX research lab at Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park. The facility opened May 2.

A group of officials cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the HERO BX lab at Penn State Behrend

HERO BX lab opens at Penn State Behrend

HERO BX, an Erie-based biodiesel company, has developed a $1 million research lab at Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park. The facility opened May. 2.

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.

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