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Berks partners with Schuylkill River Trail for Family Nature Festival

Penn State Berks will join local community organizations to host a free Family Nature Festival from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on April 28. The festival will be held on a half-mile section of the Schuylkill River Trail, beginning at the River Road trailhead in Northwest Reading across from Baer Park. This event is free and open to the public.
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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, is hosting a variety of activities and events in April for the college’s second annual Sustainability Month celebration. 
Earth Day(s)

Penn State celebrating Earth Day(s) with events throughout April

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, but Penn State will celebrate Earth Day(s) with a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community throughout April. Activities are scheduled across the Commonwealth at many of Penn State's campuses, from Berks to University Park to Shenango.
Earth Day(s)

Earth Day(s)

Join in the conversation on social media using #PSUEarthDays and visit the Earth Day(s) website to see how you can get involved.

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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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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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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.
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Berks Students and Olivet to hold Litter Fun Day

Penn State Berks students will participate in a litter reduction pilot program for members of the community from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club Clinton Street location.
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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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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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