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April 16: Undergraduate Research Conference

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Students from 11 colleges and universities will present their research at the 25th annual Penn State Behrend-Sigma Xi Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference on Saturday, April 16. More than 240 students will explain projects that advance a wide range of topics, including:

April 21: Virgo Cluster of Galaxies Discussion, Astronomy Open House

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The Virgo Cluster of galaxies will be the topic of discussion at the next Astronomy Open House at Penn State Behrend.Ever wonder how large the universe is? Just consider that the Virgo Cluster, the closest galaxy cluster to Earth, could include more than 2,000 member galaxies. That’s 2,000 galaxies and solar systems different from our own Milky Way, all in one cluster.

April 14: Minority College Experience, Women in Science and Engineering Open House for High School Juniors

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student at microscopePenn State Erie, The Behrend College, will hold an information open house on Thursday, April 14, for its free college-prep summer programs, Minority College Experience (MCE) and Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).

High school juniors and their parents are invited to attend the information session, which begins at 7 p.m. in the second-floor auditorium of the Reed Union Building.

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.