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 international students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Thanksgiving holiday and similar holidays around the world by attending the Penn State Northeast Regional Thanksgiving Dinner, set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center in Scranton.
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.
This fall, two Penn State Berks professors traveled nearly 4,500 miles to the University of Split in Croatia and they could not believe how much things had changed in the one year since they had last been there.
This fall, Penn State Berks welcomed 110 international students to the campus community. Of that number, 40 are new students. To help these students succeed, the college has implemented a variety of programs and events.
Three Penn State researchers — Rachel Brennan, in the College of Engineering, and Mike Jacobson and Brian Thiede, in the College of Agricultural Sciences — recently received $250,000 in University Strategic Plan seed funding to address global Water-Energy-Food challenges.
Flores is the first Berks student to be awarded and to take part in the Cultural Vistas Fellowship, a fully-funded summer internship program specifically designed for students for whom such international opportunities might otherwise be out of reach.
Penn State IT awarded the 2019 Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) Advantage Contributors Institutional Leadership Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego on May 23, 2019. Pictured (left to right): Tony Anderson, Penn State learning tools and learning management system manager, TLT director of operations Terry O’Heron, and learning tools project manager Kristen Lytle at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego.
Penn State and National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) have announced the awardees for the 2019 Joint Collaboration Development Fund. Seven projects were chosen for funding, in a variety of disciplines, from math education to geosciences to information sciences and technology.