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Digital Media, Arts, and Technology

Digital Media, Arts, and TechnologyTechnology has transformed the way we learn, work, and interact. Consider the speed of our digital conversion: Just twenty years ago there was no smart phone, mp3 file, streaming video, cloud storage, or GPS. Google wasn’t a verb and your social network was limited to your home, school, and office.

September 23: Cordis to Perform in Music at Noon: The Logan Series

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Cordis will open the 26th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Behrend.The 26th season of Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, opens Wednesday, Sept. 23, with a performance from Cordis, an ensemble built upon the cello, concert cimbalom, piano and percussion.

Spring 2015 Creative Writing Readers Series

Behrend Reads! Event Thursday, March 5 at 6:00 p.m., Smith Chapel

November 5: Steven Miller, Reimagining the Humanities Series

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November 5: Jamie Ostrov to Speak about Relational Bullying in Psychology Colloquium Series

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Jamie Ostrov, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of BuffaloAccording to stopbullying.gov, approximately 28 percent of U.S. students in grades 6–12 have experienced bullying. Even more troubling is the fact that approximately 30 percent of young people have admitted to bullying others.

October 22: Elizabeth Kadetsky, Creative Writers Reading Series

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Elizabeth Kadetsky, author of The Poison that Purifies You

A story is usually only as good as its plot, but Elizabeth Kadetsky would argue that any plot is only as good as the characters in it.

October 21: Cory Scherer to Speak about Jealousy and Mating in Psychology Colloquium Series

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Poster image of a jealous man staring at a couple engaging in conversation.

In the dating game, jealousy is a natural emotion, right? Cory Scherer would argue it’s different for various sectors of the population, and he’s done the research to prove it.

October 21: Carol Reardon, Penn State Laureate and Civil War Historian

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Carol Reardon, George Winfree Professor of American HistoryAs the 2015-16 Penn State laureate, Carol Reardon wants to encourage informed reflection and open a dialogue on war, peace and remembrance. One of the nation’s best-known Civil War historians, Reardon is certainly well-qualified to lead that conversation.

October 15: Heather Slomski, Creative Writers Reading Series

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Heather Slomski, author of The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons.

Author and Penn State Behrend alumna Heather Slomski will be the first to admit that a great writing collection is much like Rome: it’s not built overnight.