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Alumni Bond Proves Valuable at Spring Career and Internship Fair

More than 850 students attended this year's Spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.Mackenzie Yoho had one goal going into this year’s spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.

“I’m really looking for a summer internship, something in the supply chain field,” the junior project and supply chain management major said. “I haven’t had an internship yet, so the pressure is on.”

Students Launch Bottle Rockets, Race Vehicles and More at Regional Science Olympiad

As part of the regional Science Olympiad, students launched bottle rockets.For more than four months, Kolby Duer and Gary Langer-Williamson worked on crafting the perfect bottle rocket to enter into the 2016 regional Science Olympiad.

April 7: Graduate Programs' Admissions Information Sessions

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Graduate Information Sessions ArtPenn State Behrend will host two information sessions this spring for prospective graduate students.

The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, and Thursday, April 7, in room 180 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Parking will be available in the deck located behind Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

April 5: Pittsburgh M.B.A. Admissions Information Session

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Pittsburgh M.B.A. graduatePenn State’s part-time Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host three spring events for prospective students.

February 25: 'Mysterious Planets' Astronomy Open House

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Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend on Thursday, Feb. 25.The days of an eight-planet galaxy are gone.

Over the past two decades, NASA’s Kepler space telescope has discovered thousands of exoplanets outside our solar system. Signs also point to a mysterious ninth planet existing on the edges of the Milky Way.

Students Honored at 15th Annual Endowed Scholarship Luncheon

Nearly 240 students were honored Oct. 24 as part of Penn State Behrend's annual Endowed Scholarship LuncheonStudents, parents, philanthropists and members of the Penn State Behrend community convened upon the college’s Junker Center on Oct. 24 for a celebration of academic excellence and generosity.

October 22: Open House Night in Astronomy to Discuss Climate Change

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Climate Change will be the topic of discussion of the next Open House Night in Astronomy.Over the past 130 years, average temperatures over all land and ocean surfaces have warmed by roughly 1.53°F.

Earth’s temperatures have always been in flux, but only recently has warming change been so rapid. Ancient glaciers anchored on land are now melting, which is causing global ocean levels to rise and coastal lands to sink.

Fall Career and Internship Fair Draws Record Number of Students and Employers

More than 1,200 students attended this year's Fall Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.With more than 1,200 students in attendance at the fall Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend, Malinda Miller knew she had to stand out.

However, the senior software engineering major was also wise enough to trust in her abilities.

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Why study Geoscience?

As eloquently stated by the American Geophysical Union, Earth’s citizens require a solid understanding of the Earth sciences to comprehend and effectively address many of the issues confronting society today, such as climate change, natural hazards, environmental changes, and resource availability.