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College to host ASEE Mid-Atlantic Fall Conference

Penn State Berks will host the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Mid-Atlantic Section Fall Conference on Oct. 6–7, in the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
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Berks alum James Fitzgerald to discuss FBI career

Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent James “Fitz” Fitzgerald, a 1975 Penn State graduate and a former student at Penn State Berks, and the agent credited with bringing the Unabomber to justice, will give two special presentations on his career in the FBI: the first at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and the second at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, both in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
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Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
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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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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.
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'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Proton'

In the sixth annual George J. Losoncy Lecture in Physics and Astronomy, Alexey Prokudin, assistant professor of physics at Penn State Berks, will give a presentation titled “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Proton,” from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 30 in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
FIRST Lego League Competition 2017

FIRST Lego League 2017

Middle school students compete with their robots to complete tasks at the first FIRST Lego League competition held at Penn State Berks.

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Murphy to discuss drug policy at Eastern State Penitentiary

Sociologist Jennifer Murphy will discuss her new book, "Illness or Deviance: Drug Courts, Drug Treatment, and the Ambiguity of Addiction," at 6 p.m., Dec. 6, at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia as part of the prison’s “Searchlight Series.”
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Penn State Berks hosts film screening of 'Racing to Zero'

Penn State Berks will host the screening of the film "Racing to Zero," followed by a presentation by Jane Meeks, executive director of the Berks County Solid Waste Authority, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in room 5 of the Luerssen Building on the Berks campus.

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