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No Small Matter

Penn State Berks is the only undergraduate institution to receive two prestigious research grants for work in theoretical nuclear physics research
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 Students from Penn State Berks traveled to Poland to work on preservation efforts at Auschwitz.

Preserving History

Students from Penn State Berks entered Auschwitz as curious scholars and left with a greater appreciation for the horrors of war, and in particular, the Holocaust.
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MBA information sessions slated for June 15, July 13

Penn State Berks will hold two information sessions for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program on Thursday, June 15, and Thursday, July 13, at 12 noon and 6 p.m. The sessions will be held in Room 120 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.
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Adult learner information session to be held July 10

The Office of Continuing Education will hold an adult learner information session on Monday, July 10, 2017, beginning at 6 p.m. in room 101 of the Franco Building, Penn State Berks.
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Careers with Math Options hosts 300 female seventh grad

More than 300 female seventh-grade students from 19 schools around Berks County area attended the Careers with Math Options Conference on Wednesday, May 10, at Penn State Berks.
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5 Berks students receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

This year, five students at Penn State Berks received the University’s Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The campus had the highest number of recipients of any location outside University Park.
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Scanlon’s research reinforces girls’ choice of careers

Thanks to the curiosity of a Penn State Berks faculty member and support from 10 Penn State Berks female engineering majors, nearly 60 middle school girls discovered not only the possibility of becoming engineers, but also gained the confidence to choose this career traditionally dominated by men.
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Hafer recognized by Penn State Educational Office Professionals

Sue Hafer, administrative support assistant for Admissions at Penn State Berks, was honored with the Commonwealth Campus Outstanding Office Professional Award at an awards ceremony on May 18 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
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Improving elementary teacher mathematics fluency

The Pennsylvania Math Initiative (PMI), founded at Penn State in 2012, will once again be hosting professional development workshops aimed at improving the mathematics fluency of elementary school teachers.
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State Sen. Judith Schwank receives Friend of Penn State Legislative Award

Pennsylvania state Sen. Judith L. Schwank, D-11th District, received the 12th annual Friend of Penn State Legislative Award for the significant role she has played in the continued improvement of Penn State.
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High school students invited to spend a summer evening

Students who will be high school seniors and their families are invited to attend the Penn State Berks Spend a Summer Evening program beginning at 6 p.m. on July 19.