School of Humanities

February 23: Nicolas Alstaedt to Perform in Music at Noon

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Nicolas Altstaedt will perform in Music at Noon: The Logan Series on Tuesday, Feb. 23.Cellist Nicolas Altstaedt prides himself on his versatility as an artist. It’s a trait that’s emblematic of all his concerts.

January 27: Sirius Quartet Performs in The Logan Series

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Sirius Quartet will perform Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Penn State Behrend.Some classical music groups play concerts. Sirius Quartet prefers to describe its performances as “unforgettable musical events,” and will soon bring one to Penn State Behrend.

Professor Continues to Uncover Mysteries of Petra

An old stack of National Geographics, with their full-color, fold-out maps, led Leigh-Ann Bedal to Petra, the ancient city buried in the Jordanian desert.

“I would study them,” says Bedal, now an associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend. “I would imagine what life in those places was like.”

College Adds Master's Program in Clinical Psychology

Applications are now being accepted for the newest graduate degree program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College: the Master of Arts in Applied Clinical Psychology.

Eric Corty: No Place for Hate on Campus

The following op-ed was written by Eric W. Corty, interim director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, in response to an incident of hate speech on campus:


Late at night on Nov. 10, someone scrawled a piece of homophobic hate speech on a sheet of paper and pinned it on the bulletin board next to a friend’s office door. There it rested, a little time bomb, ticking away, meant to intimidate my friend, to make him feel unwelcome, to make all gay people at our college feel uncomfortable, and to polarize our campus.