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Penn State Berks Fluid Discovery Lab

Penn State Berks faculty member Azar Eslam Panah, center, works with electro-mechanical engineering technology students Kenneth Minton, left, and Marc Ludwig to build the Penn State Berks Fluid Discovery Lab. 

Penn State Berks Fluid Discovery Lab

Penn State Berks faculty member Azar Eslam Panah, center, works with electro-mechanical engineering technology students Kenneth Minton, left, and Marc Ludwig to build the Penn State Berks Fluid Discovery Lab. 

Kaylee Grindrod at graduation

Using Technology to Empower Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Kaylee Grindrod developed an app to help children with ASD learn to read facial expressions and improve their communication skills.
Kaylee Grindrod

Scholar alumna uses technology to empower children with autism spectrum disorder

Penn State Berks graduate and Schreyer Honors Scholar Kaylee Grindrod researched apps that help children with autism spectrum disorder to read and interpret facial expressions — and developed one of her own.
Rezene travels across the world to earn degree

From the Horn of Africa to Penn State Berks

Tesfay Rezene found a second home at Penn State Berks after fleeing his native Eritrea at just 14 years old. Armed with two Penn State degrees in global studies and political science, he plans to do his part to help other refugees.
Odhner and his fellow engineers prepare to launch their rocket.

'Rocket Man'

Kale Odhner and his fellow Penn State Berks students took their senior capstone project all the way to the "Sugar Shot to Space" in California’s Mojave Desert in hopes of breaking a world record for altitude with a sugar-fueled rocket.
Students in their workshops during the Conference

Careers with Math Options celebrates 22 years

Penn State Berks celebrated the 22nd anniversary of its Careers with Math Options Conference on May 9. A record total of 335 female seventh-grade students and 35 chaperones from 19 schools around Berks County area attended the day-long event.
Penn State Berks hosts “Bridging the Gap” veterans mental health summit

Penn State Berks hosts 'Bridging the Gap' veterans mental health summit

Penn State Berks will host a mental health summit for veterans titled “Bridging the Gap” from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
Launick Saint-Fort received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award

Saint-Fort receives Fulbright award

Penn State Berks alumna Launick Saint-Fort recently received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Luxembourg in Public Health from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Tesfay Rezene in the library at Penn State Berks

From the Horn of Africa to Penn State Berks

When Tesfay Rezene was just 14 years old, he lived with his family in a small village in the African nation of Eritrea. When government authorities announced that they would be removing children from school, Rezene fled the country and never returned.

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