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Penn State Berks unveils new Fluid Discovery Lab

A group of nearly 100 members of the campus and local community gathered March 29 in Penn State Berk's Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building for the unveiling of the new Fluid Discovery Lab.
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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, will host two film screenings in April. These events are supported by the Berks Arts & Cultural Funds Endowment.
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MBA Information Sessions slated for April 12

Penn State Berks will hold two information sessions for the MBA program on April 12. The first will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 3 of the Janssen Conference Center, while the second session will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 248 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.
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Seniors to establish food pantry as part of Class Gift

Hunger has become an increasing problem across college campuses, and this year’s senior class at Penn State Berks is hoping to make a difference by establishing a food pantry on campus.
Nick Arvin

Penn State Berks presents “The Engineer and the Word”

Writer and engineer Nick Arvin will discuss how professionals working in technical positions, such as engineers, can enhance their communication skills in a special presentation at 12:15 p.m. April 14 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room at Penn State Berks. The event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.
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Student Veteran host fourth annual color run

The Penn State Berks Student Veteran Coalition is teaming with the Student Veterans of America to hold its fourth annual ROY G. BIV Memorial Run. The event will begin at 1 p.m. April 8.
Christine Sleeter

College to present lecture on multicultural ed

Christine Sleeter, professor emerita at California State University, Monterey Bay, will present a lecture titled "Curriculum and Pedagogy for New Majorities" at 12:15 p.m. March 29 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
Open Education Week

Berks to celebrate Open Education Week from March 27 to 31

Penn State Berks, a leader in developing open educational resources to enhance learning and lower the cost of education for students globally, will celebrate Open Education Week from March 27 to 31, an event promoted by the Open Education Consortium.
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Students turn shelter into five-star restaurant

Penn State Berks students will turn Opportunity House, the Reading emergency shelter, into a five-star restaurant for its clients on the evening of Tuesday, March 28. Students will serve a four-course meal to Opportunity House clients, as well as an evening to remember.
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Mart investigates the food industry

Chances are that you don’t think about industrial agriculture and its effect on the environment and local farming when you’re going through the drive-through of your favorite fast-food restaurant, says Michelle Mart, associate professor of history at Penn State Berks.