Research and Outreach

More than 160 High School Students Attend Women in Engineering Day

More than 160 high school girls attended Women in Engineering Day this year at Penn State Behrend.Alisa Santiago, Brittany Loper, Sarah Shaw and Neely Colvin sat parallel to one another, looking down at the wooden car they had just built.

“Okay, I think we’re ready to go,” Loper said.

With her partners huddled behind her, Colvin took the vehicle to the top of the ramp, positioned it appropriately, and let it go.

2015 Undergraduate Student Spring Semester Research Grants

Each grant lists individual student researcher(s) with respective cooperating faculty member(s) in parentheses.

 

SAM AND IRENE BLACK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Ismael Lopez (Huan Chen) - $700
“Product Placement in Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs)”

Theodore Wisinski (Kenneth Louie) - $700
“Impact of Trade Measures on Local Poverty Levels”

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

December 14: YPC to Perform with Jim Brickman During 'On a Winter’s Night'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Research and Outreach

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

Young People's Chorus of Erie to Perform with Jim Brickman at Holiday Concert

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

Warren County Students Ace Jellybean Taste Test

Remember when Billy Jenkins laughed during dinner and the milk bubbled out of his nose? Gross, right?                                                   

January 15: Negotiate Effectively Workshop

Behrend Section: 
School of Business
News & Events
Research and Outreach
Outreach Initiatives

Negotiate Effectively, a non-credit, professional development offering, will be held Nov. 13 at Penn State Behrend.Negotiation is constant in the workplace: employers, co-workers, customers and competitors are always bargaining to resolve disputes.

October 30: Graduate Programs Open House

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Student Life
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Academics
Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

graduate programsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this fall for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on two Thursdays, Oct. 16 and 30, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

October 16: Graduate Programs Open House

Behrend Section: 
School of Science
School of Humanities
School of Engineering
Student Life
School of Business
News & Events
Research and Outreach
Academics
Admissions
Graduate Admissions
MBA
Veterans
Alumni

Graduate programsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this fall for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on two Thursdays, Oct. 16 and 30, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

October 30: WQLN Radio Collegiate Challenge Broadcast

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School of Science
School of Humanities
School of Engineering
Student Life
School of Business
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Research and Outreach
Alumni

On Thursday, October 30, WQLN FM, Erie’s public radio station, will broadcast from the Reed Union Building as part of its annual Collegiate Challenge fundraiser.

Mathematician's Visit Leads to Academic Paper

The paper she began in May, during a residency in South Africa, first took shape a year earlier, in the Hammermill Building, where Papiya Bhattacharjee hosted three days of discussion about ordered algebraic structures.

Bhattacharjee, an assistant professor of mathematics at Penn State Behrend, is an expert in point-free topology. That’s the study of the properties that allow geometric figures to bend or stretch without breaking. It’s how computers are programmed to make decisions.