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Berks student takes first place poster award

Cezary Mikoluk, a senior majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State Berks, received top honors in the undergraduate poster award competition at the 58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, California, held March 29-April 2.
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Penn State Berks celebrates Sustainability Month

The Penn State Berks Sustainability Team, led by Mahsa Kazempour, associate professor of science education, is hosting a variety of activities and events in April for the college’s second annual Sustainability Month celebration. 
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'Cherry Wine' event shows dangers of substance abuse

Penn State Berks will hold an educational event for students titled “Cherry Wine” at 12:15 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
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Penn State Berks recognizes students at Awards Ceremony

Penn State Berks students received recognition for their scholarly accomplishments at the University Scholastic Awards Ceremony on April 6. Forty-five students were honored with awards, which included the Evan Pugh Scholars Award, the President Sparks Award and the President’s Freshman Award.
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Preserving History

During their Alternative Spring Break trip, 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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No Small Matter

Penn State Berks is making its mark in the field of theoretical nuclear physics research by becoming the only undergraduate institution of higher education in the nation to receive a highly competitive grant from the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) to partially fund a new professor position through JLab’s prestigious Bridge Program.
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Penn State celebrating Earth Day(s) with events throughout April

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, but Penn State will celebrate Earth Day(s) with a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community throughout April. Activities are scheduled across the Commonwealth at many of Penn State's campuses, from Berks to University Park to Shenango.
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Berks holds University Scholastic Awards Ceremony

Penn State Berks students received recognition for their scholarly accomplishments at the University Scholastic Awards Ceremony on April 6. The awards presented included the President’s Freshman Award, the President Sparks Award, and the Evan Pugh Scholar Award.
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HECBC presents Undergraduate Research Conference

Undergraduate research is alive and well at the colleges and universities that compose the Higher Education Council of Berks County.
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Things to Do at Penn State: April 7-April 13

Explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau, a performance by the University's oldest a cappella group and Ludacris' Penn State Behrend concert highlight events happening April 7-13.

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