Impact

Global studies students intern in UK Parliament

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.

Professors’ research leads to state opioid grant

As a result of the research of two professors, Penn State Berks was one of 13 institutions of higher education included in nearly $1 million in state grants for the prevention and reduction of opioid use among college students and for naloxone training on campus.

Reading High students to learn about engineering

Penn State Berks students in the college’s FiERCE program (Futures in Engineering: Role-models Can Empower) will host Reading High School 10th graders for an interactive engineering workshop from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

Berks LaunchBox celebrates anniversary

One year after opening its doors within the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, the Berks LaunchBox has already seen how innovation can spark economic development and generate momentum in the Greater Reading community.

Inspire the Night dinner to raise funds for THON

Berks Benefiting THON, a Penn State Berks student organization, will host a benefit dinner and a night of fun—all for a good cause. The third annual "Inspire the Night" benefit dinner will be held from from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.