University students and educators alike are grappling with turbulent times, and Penn State’s course on the “Art and Science of Human Flourishing” is well-positioned to help undergraduates to develop strategies for caring for themselves and others. Robert Roeser, Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion, explored ways to adapt the course to current events, along with 23 colleagues from 10 Penn State campuses, University of Virginia and University of Wisconsin-Madison, during the morning of the 2nd Annual Human Flourishing Summer Teaching Institute, held on June 16 and 17 via Zoom.
For Penn State Berks global studies majors Joseph Glodek and Brianna Mora, their fall 2019 internships in the Parliament of the United Kingdom provided the perfect “living laboratory” for learning about international politics and law — as well as their own career interests.
Penn State Berks students enrolled in the college’s Flow Visualization course will present their work, titled “Gallery of Fluid Motion,” as part of a poster session from from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11.
At Berks, hospitality management students are learning about the principles of food production and service management in a living laboratory through a unique collaboration between the college’s hospitality management program and the Office of Housing and Food Services.
The Golden Lion at Penn State Berks, the college’s pop-up fine-dining restaurant, is currently taking reservations for its second annual dinner event, set for 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, in Room 246 of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building.
This fall, the Penn State Berks Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies degree program has undergone some changes to make the degree more competitive in the increasingly global world in which we live today.