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Students and Faculty in the Fluid Dynamics Lab

Berks celebrates history through National Engineers Week

Penn State Berks is celebrating its history while preparing students for the future through National Engineers Week events and activities, held Feb. 19–23. Penn State Berks, the only college in Berks County to offer baccalaureate degrees in engineering, is celebrating its 60th anniversary throughout 2018.
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Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.
Michael Bianco virtual air hockey table

Scholar, professor looking to 'black box' the human body

A Penn State Berks engineering student and Schreyer Scholar has furthered the motor-control research of his professor after changing his own original career path.
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Berks celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Penn State Berks will hold a variety of events during the week of Nov. 13–19. The college has several lectures planned for aspiring student entrepreneurs and one event is open to the public. The events are sponsored in part by the Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development Center.
Sasha De Bellis

Internship in Guam shows student world of possibilities

"Hafa Adai" -- pronounced "half a day" -- means "hello" in Guam's native Chamorro language. This is just one of the phrases that Penn State Berks student Sasha De Bellis learned when she completed an internship at the the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort as part of the Penn State Berks Hospitality Management baccalaureate degree program. The internship ran from May 16 to Aug. 11.
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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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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.

New program gives students a look “Behind The Prose”

Students at Penn State Berks have the unique opportunity to learn about the writing process through interviews with accomplished writers as part of a new program called “Behind the Prose.”
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Langan LaunchBox debut

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.

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