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July 24: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Students in front of Glenhill FarmhouseHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

July 23: Spend A Summer Evening Admissions Event

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Students outside Glenhill FarmhouseHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

July 10: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Students outside Glenhill FarmhouseHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

David Roth

Associate Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)
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Richard Progelhof

Former Director
Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Emeritus)
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Kenneth Fisher

Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)
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Robert Farrell

Associate Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)
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Like Your Desk Chair? Thank A Human-Factors Psychologist

The human factors area of psychology developed at 30,000 feet: World War II pilots, under stress, too often pressed the wrong button, ejecting before they meant to.

Military scientists reconfigured the cockpits, placing related controls in clusters and shape-coding others. By adding circular or triangle-shaped knobs to control toggles, they helped pilots identify the controls by touch. That led to fewer mistakes, which meant fewer pilots dangling from parachutes.

College Begins Construction of 'Innovation Commons'

Penn State Behrend has begun construction of a $112,000 “Innovation Commons,” a collaborative lab where students, faculty members and industry partners can develop product ideas, create prototypes and consult with lawyers, bankers, marketing experts and others who can support entrepreneurial projects.

SAE Club Enters Hybrid Vehicle in Annual Supermileage International Challenge

Cody Colpo and Katie Burbules are shown pictured with the hybrid car they entered in this year's Supermileage Competition.After three years of designing and refining a belt drive vehicle for the Society of Automotive Engineers’ International Supermileage Challenge, Cody Colpo and Katie Burbules were ready for a change.