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

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.

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.
Gretchen Haislip

PLSC Irwin Award Winner 2017

Gretchen Haislip, 2017 - Zachary T. Irwin Humanitarian Award Winner

Lake Effect Cover Volume 21

Lake Effect Cover Vol 21 2017

Lake Effect Cover Volume 21

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.

Feb. 27: Behrend Concert Band

The band will perform "A Musical Travelogue" at 8 p.m. in McGarvey Commons.
Graphic promoting 2017 Lake Effect poetry contest

'Lake Effect' selects best high school poems

A national poetry contest sponsored by our B.F.A. in creative writing program drew nearly 2,000 entries.