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Thomas Jay Lynn and his book “Chinua Achebe and The Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language”

Lynn publishes book on Chinua Achebe and politics of narration

Thomas Jay Lynn, associate professor of English at Penn State Berks, has published his first book — “Chinua Achebe and The Politics of Narration: Envisioning Language”
 The ribbon-cutting ceremony included (left to right) Randy Peers, John Morahan, Dr. R. Keith Hillkirk, Dr. Neil Sharkey, and the Nittany Lion

Penn State Berks and Penn State Health St. Joseph dedicate Langan LaunchBox

Official Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony held at Penn State Health St. Joseph Downtown Reading Campus
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
The ribbon-cutting ceremony included the Chancellor and professors

Penn State Berks unveils new Fluid Discovery Lab

The Fluid Discovery Lab is the newest state-of-the-art engineering laboratory in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building and the only open access laboratory dedicated to the study of fluid dynamics in the Penn State system.
Dr. Bruce Hale and student

Iron Addiction

Is it possible for people to become addicted to exercise? Dr. Bruce Hale studies exercise dependence in weightlifters.
Joseph Sinclair talks about 3-D printing

Langan LaunchBox debut announces initiatives to boost local economy

Community members and county officials joined Penn State Berks faculty, staff, and students, as well as Penn State Health St. Joseph physicians and administrators, for the inaugural event announcing the Langan LaunchBox on Oct. 25, 2016. Attendees visited the new center, located within Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Downtown Campus, and learned about the initiatives that will be funded by the $50,000 seed grant awarded to Penn State Berks, in partnership with Penn State Health St.

A student checks on her sustainabilite beehive project

Penn State Berks students put environmental awareness at forefront

The Penn State Berks campus offers the perfect setting for connecting with nature, as well as a unique opportunity for students and faculty to explore environmental issues.
Launick Saint-Fort

Saint-Fort to complete NIH Fellowship in Infectious Disease

It has been a long and winding road from Haiti to graduation for Launick Saint-Fort, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major. She came to the United States with her family when she was just eleven years old, and worked for a few years before enrolling in Penn State Berks.

Cassandra Carnell checks her bee boxes on campus

Berks bees subject of student’s independent study

What does the study of honey bees have to do with pollen variations and seasonal allergies?
Tami Mysliwiec works with a student researcher

GOING VIRAL: Mysliwiec advocates for student researchers

When you walk into Dr. Tami Mysliwiec’s biological laboratory, you will find her surrounded by students, working on research. “Our job is to train student scientists,” states Mysliwiec. “Students are the future of research.”