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October 13: Dr. Meredith Bashaw to Discuss Animal Welfare

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School of Humanities
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Zoos often make for a pleasant atmosphere for visitors, but what about for their actual inhabitants — the animals?

That’s the question that Meredith Bashaw, associate professor of psychology at Franklin & Marshall College, attempts to answer daily through her animal welfare science research. Bashaw, one the world's foremost experts on captive giraffe behavior, will discuss her research when the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

October 9: John Minichillo Reading

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School of Humanities
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John Minichillo will read from the Snow Whale when the Creative Writers Reading Series resumes on October 9.Even our most classic stories can benefit from a facelift. John Minichillo proves that.

Minichillo’s novel, The Snow Whale, is a comedic, contemporary retelling of Moby Dick. It still features the various metaphors for life that made Moby Dick a classic, but there’s a twist.

POSTPONED: Speaker Series to Feature Heather White, Environmental Working Group

Behrend Section: 
School of Science
Student Life
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Heather WhiteHeather White has testified before Congress, briefed top Congressional staff members, and even worked on a presidential campaign. Now the nationally-recognized campaign strategist brings her environmental law prowess to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

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