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March 23: Graduate Programs Information Session

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Erie grad programs information sessionsPenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will host two open houses this spring for anyone interested in learning more about the college’s graduate degrees.

Summer 2015: Academic Transition Program for Adults

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Adult student at whiteboard   

Adult and nontraditional learners who’d like to brush up on their math, reading or study skills before starting or returning to college are invited to attend a free summer workshop at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

March 26: Adult Learner Open House

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Nursing
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Veterans
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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites adults who are considering starting college or returning to their studies to attend an admissions open house on Thursday, March 26.

The open house will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an exhibit fair in Roche Hall, located in the college’s School of Science complex. Seminars on adult learner services, admissions and financial aid will follow.

Representatives from student support offices, including Admissions, the Academic and Career Planning Center and Veterans Affairs, will be available to meet with prospective students.

2015 Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships

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

 

School of Engineering 

Naz Argun (Adam Hollinger) - $1,200
“Additive Manufacture and Testing of Microscale Methanol Fuel Cells”

Lauren Bertges (Adam Hollinger) - $1,200
“Manufacturing of Multilayer Microscale Fuel Cells”

Black School of Business Team Competes in CFA Research Challenge

A student investment team from Penn State Behrend offered a “buy” recommendation for Black Box Networking Services, a top provider of voice and data networks, at the 2015 Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Research Challenge in Pittsburgh.

Black School of Business Provides Data, Analysis to Erie Vital Signs Project

The Economic Research Institute of Erie, a research center of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend, has partnered with the Erie Community Foundation to provide data and analysis for Erie Vital Signs, a benchmarking program that tracks the region’s performance in seven key areas.

The move sharpens the program’s local focus. The analysis previously had been done at the University of Pittsburgh.

'Open Lab' Brings New Partners to Knowledge Park

Sometimes 1 mile can be 1 mile too far.

It was only 1 mile that separated Cybersonics Inc. from Penn State Behrend in 2009, but according to Jeff Vaitekunas, vice president of research and development at Cybersonics, being located across the highway from the University just wasn’t cutting it.

“I looked across that street, and when I saw those buildings I knew there was a great opportunity,” he said.

May 15: PARC's Annual Conference: Creating a Community Response to Cyberbullying

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PARC's annual conference will be held May 15, 2015.

Wearable Computers no Longer just for Jetsons

Google Glass had nothing on the VuMan 3, a portable computer worn by Marines at Camp Pendleton in 1993. The system – a processor worn on a belt and wired to a headband display – led mechanics through a 50-page inspection checklist for amphibious tractors.

The checklist had 600 data points, which took six hours to complete. A second Marine then had to transcribe the notes.

January 29: Astronomy Open House to Highlight Orion

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Yahn Planetarium
Research and Outreach

A test flight for Orion took place on Dec. 5.What might the future of space exploration look like? Thanks to NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, the answer to that question might be clearer than ever.

Orion, the next vehicle that will take astronauts into space, will be the topic of discussion when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, Jan. 29.