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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.
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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.
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Xact Metal’s 3D-printing technology launches

3-D-printing startup Xact Metal’s unique technology and promising new product began with a big idea in a dorm room at Penn State Berks.
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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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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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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.
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Middle School Youth Camps promote STEM

Penn State Berks offers a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related Middle School Youth Camps in a fun and relaxed environment. The camps are for students entering fifth through eighth grades in fall 2017. Camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday through Friday.
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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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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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