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Campus Pokemon Go Players Try to 'Catch 'em All'

Look! A Golbat! A purple-winged Pokemon with poison in its fangs!

It’s flying near Senat Hall, a 149-bed residence hall at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Owen Knox can see it on his iPad.

“I’ve been hunting for that one,” he says. “It keeps moving on me.”

Political Scientists Suggest Ways to Make Elections Better

“I had hoped that this would be a campaign only about ideas … but unfortunately, this has been a very different election year.” – Marco Rubio, February 28, 2016


May Chemistry Grad Receives Prestigious Research Award

Ian Campbell, a May Chemistry graduate, has been awarded the Ernest B. Yeager Award for research in spectroscopy. The award is given annually to one undergraduate in the northeast Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania region by the Cleveland section of the American Chemical Society. Campbell will receive $400 in cash and a one-year membership to the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.

Supermileage Team Exceeds 2,500 MPG

While building a vehicle for this year’s Society of Automotive Engineers’ International Supermileage Challenge, Penn State Behrend senior Tyler Dorsch came to a startling realization.

“Every year that I’ve been in the (Society of Automotive Engineers) club, we’ve done worse than the year before,” said Dorsch, a Harmony native and president of Penn State Behrend’s SAE Club.

College to Celebrate Life of Late Benefactor Kay Logan

The mural on the wall of Kay Hardesty Logan’s summer home is a tribute to the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, which launched Mrs. Logan’s career in music. The woman at its center is playing a flute solo.

Ruth Pflueger Wins Kopp International Award

For Penn State students who choose to study abroad, Ruth Pflueger is an invaluable resource for making the process go smoothly.

Arthur Wang Wins 2016 Kopp Award

A Penn State Behrend teaching assistant who works with international students has been awarded the 2016 LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award. The University-wide honor recognizes undergraduate students who have contributed significantly to the advancement of the international mission of Penn State.

Student Investment Team Reaches CFA Regional Finals

A student investment team from Penn State Behrend’s Black School of Business reached the regional finals of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute’s Research Challenge in Chicago on April 13, topping teams from nearly 1,000 other schools.

The team was knocked out of the competition by the University of Waterloo, in Ontario.

June 1: Deadline to Order Berkey Creamery Ice Cream for Erie Delivery

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Nittany Lion eating ice creamThe Penn State Behrend Alumni Society is taking orders for its annual sale of the university’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream.