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Retired FBI Supervisory Agent James “Fitz” Fitzgerald

The Criminal Mind

James Fitzgerald, a former student at Penn State Berks and Penn State alumnus and the FBI agent responsible for bringing the Unabomber to justice, will be portrayed in the scripted Discovery Channel miniseries titled "Manhunt: Unabomber", premiering August 1.
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Photo of Dr. Leonard Gamberg, Dr. Daniel Pitonyak and Dr. Alexei Prokudin

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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Careers with Math Options hosts 300 female seventh graders

Careers with Math Options hosts 300 female 7th graders

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.

On-site document shredding at Penn State Berks

Penn State Berks will have an on-site document shredder on campus for faculty and staff from 9 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. Aug. 15, in the Franco Building parking lot as part of its sustainability initiatives.
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First-year students move into residence halls

Penn State Berks will welcome nearly 400 first-year members to its residential community as part of the campus' annual orientation program on Friday, Aug. 18. Students will move into the residence halls from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
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Penn State Berks to hold 'Meet the Coaches' night

Student athletes and their families will have an opportunity to meet Penn State Berks NCAA Division III coaches on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, in the Beaver Community Center during the college’s “Meet the Coaches” night.
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High school students invited to campus

Students who will be high school seniors and their families are invited to attend the Penn State Berks Spend a Summer Morning program beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 5.
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Fidanza named Fellow of American Agronomy Society

Michael Fidanza, professor of plant and soil sciences at Penn State Berks, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy. Up to 0.3 percent of the Society’s active and emeritus members may be elected Fellow.
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Tribe named Fellow of American Chemical Society

Lorena Tribe, associate professor of chemistry at Penn State Berks, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is the only professor at a Penn State campus other than University Park to receive this honor.
Erickson Discovery Grants

Eight Berks students receive 2017 Erickson Grants

This year, eight students at Penn State Berks received the University’s prestigious Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. Penn State Berks had the highest number of student recipients of any Penn State campus other than University Park.