School of Science

Penn State Behrend, UECDC Partner to Educate Students About Rain Gardens

Niyokindi Thiery was one of eleven students who is taking a class to learn about rain gardens at Penn State Behrend.It often takes years for people to figure out what to do for a living.

Niyokindi Thiery is off to a nice start.

“I want to be a scientist,” the 11-year-old Diehl Elementary School student said while closely observing a rain garden on the campus of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

June 26: 'Getting Started in Astronomy:' Open House Night in Astronomy

Behrend Section: 
School of Science

Weather permitting, astronomical observing will follow in the college's Mehalso Observatory.Ever peer toward the stars on a clear summer night and ponder what you see?

Dr. Darren Williams and Jim Gavio want to help you answer that question.

Autodesk Gift Leads to New Possibilities across the College

The spring art show at Kochel Center tends to be heavy on photography – still lifes, lightning strikes, black-and-whites of roommates and cats.

Astronomy Professor Gains New Perspective after Overcoming Leukemia

Darren Williams returned to Penn State Behrend in January after a year-and-a-half battle with leukemia.Darren Williams works in the same office he did two years ago. He researches the same topics. He teaches the same courses.

Yet life will never be the same for Williams. Not anymore.

Three Faculty Members Earn Promotions and Tenure

Three members of the faculty at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, have been granted tenure and promoted:

 

Jason Bennett, associate professor of chemistryJason A. Bennett is now associate professor of chemistry. He teaches general chemistry, quantitative analysis, instrumental analysis and upper-level instrumentation lab experiments.

 

 

 

 

Trash to Treasure Sale Raises $1,800 for United Way of Erie County

A total of $1,800 was raised at the third annual Trash to Treasure Sale at Penn State Behrend.An old saying suggests one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

Ann Quinn and other volunteers at the third annual Trash to Treasure Sale at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, now have 1,800 reasons to believe that.

School of Science Purchasing Resources

Purchasing Card Guidelines

Catering Services

Vendor Order Form—coming soon

Shipping Request Form and Guidelines (FedEx and UPS)—coming soon

 

7,219 Pounds of Electronics Collected at Electronic Recycling Event

7,219 pounds of electronics were collected at the first Electronic Recycling Event at Penn State Behrend.What does 7,219 pounds look like?

Imagine two hippopotamuses, fourteen gorillas, or two cars, and you’ll have an accurate picture of the amount of electronics collected May 8 at the first Electronic Recycling Event at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Pre-Veterinary at Behrend

What do Veterinary School Admissions Committees Look for in an Applicant?

  • Can the student handle the academic rigors of veterinary school?
  • Why does the student want to be a doctor? Do they want to be in the profession for the “right” reasons and know the dedication the career entails?
  • Do they have a diverse set of skills necessary to be a doctor?

 

Pre-Optometry at Behrend

What do Optometry School Admissions Committees Look for in an Applicant?

  • Can the student handle the academic rigors of optometry school?
  • Why does the student want to be an optometrist? Do they want to be in the profession for the “right” reasons and know the dedication the career entails?
  • Do they have a diverse set of skills necessary to be an optometrist?