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Berks benefitting THON holds Showcase of Art on Nov. 2

Penn State Berks benefitting THON, a student group, will hold a “Showcase of Art,” which will display selected work submitted by fourth-graders in Berks County school districts, from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Janssen Conference Center, Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.
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New Generation Bollywood Dance Company to perform

New Generation Bollywood Dance Company will bring the colorful sights and sounds of all that is joyous about East Indian “Bollywood” dance, as well as traditional dance, to Penn State Berks at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This cultural performance is free and open to the public.
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Berks ACS Chapter receives Green Chemistry Award

The Penn State Berks chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), a student organization, has been honored with a Green Chemistry Chapter Award from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute for completing three projects that highlight the value of green chemistry to people and the environment.
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Student Town Hall as part of 'All In at Penn State' to be held Oct. 26

As an extension of Penn State University’s “All In at Penn State” initiative, Penn State Berks is holding a student town hall. The event, titled, “BREATHE: Dialogues in Advocacy and Self-Care,” will be held at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This event is only open to Penn State Berks students.
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College to host Joby Warrick, Pulitzer Prize winner

Penn State Berks will host a lecture by Joby Warrick, reporter for The Washington Post and recipient of multiple Pulitzer Prizes, at noon Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. The lecture will be followed by a book signing. This presentation is free and open to the public.
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Lecture discusses history through outhouses on Nov. 9

Robert E. Lee III will discuss what he has learned about history through his excavations of long-abandoned outhouses on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This lecture is free and open to the public.
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Berks' bees and pollen variation subject of student’s independent study

What does the study of honey bees have to do with pollen variations and seasonal allergies? Science major Cassandra Darnell hopes to find out through an ongoing independent study she is conducting on the honey bees that she brought to Penn State Berks.
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Making a Murderer’s Star Lawyer Dean Strang

Dean A. Strang, best know as one of Steven Avery's defense attorneys in the Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer," discusses the inadequacies of the American justice system at 12:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium at Penn State Berks. Due to the popularity of the "Making a Murderer" documentary, tickets are required for both presentations.
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Day of the Dead celebration slated for Nov. 2 at Penn State Berks

Días de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, will be celebrated at Penn State Berks at 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Cesar Martinez-Garza, assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State Berks and a native of Mexico City, will provide a presentation about Días de los Muertos and its cultural and spiritual significance. The event will take place in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. Mexican-themed refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
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Penn State Berks to host Cuts for Kids to benefit THON on Oct. 12

Penn State Berks benefiting THON, a student organization that helps to raise funds for the fight against pediatric cancer, is hosting their annual Cuts for Kids event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room.

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