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August 4: Spend A Summer Evening Admissions Event

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Burke Center in summerHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

August 5: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Burke Center in summerHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

July 22: Spend a Summer Day Admissions Event

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Burke Center in summerHigh school students and their families are invited to attend informal-yet-informative summer admissions events with faculty and other representatives of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

April 9: Spring Undergraduate Admissions Open House

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Students in front of Glenhill FarmhousePenn State Behrend will host its spring Admissions Open House for prospective students on Saturday, April 9.

October 24: Mary Behrend Monument Unveiling

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Mary Behrend Monument under construction A new student-designed monument commemorating Mary Behrend’s 1948 gift of her Glenhill Farm to Penn State will be unveiled on Saturday, October 24.

October 6: Astronomy Open House, Gravitational Waves

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Gravitational Waves imageIn 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected what Albert Einstein had predicted nearly 100 years earlier: gravitational waves.

This groundbreaking discovery opened the door to a new way of observing the universe and will be the topic of discussion when Open House Nights in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend on Thursday, Oct. 6.

October 4: Psychology Colloquium to Focus on College Drinking

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Blue Solo Cup pictured.Nationally, eight out of 10 college students drink alcohol. However, there’s a fine line between using and abusing.

Patricia Rutledge, professor of psychology at Allegheny College, will discuss her research on problematic drinking in college settings when the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior returns to Penn State Behrend.

September 15: Stephen Dunn, Creative Writers Reading Series

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An image of Stephen Dunn.Before he was a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Stephen Dunn was a basketball player. For four years, he starred at Division I Hofstra.

There may seem to be few similarities between basketball and poetry, but Dunn argues otherwise.

September 19: Speaker Series to Feature Pascal Dupuis and Mike Lange

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An image of Pascal Dupuis.Left-winger Pascal Dupuis scored 190 goals during a 14-year career that ended with the 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Championship. Play-by-play announcer Mike Lange called more than a few of those goals. The Voice of the Penguins has been announcing since 1974, even winning the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for excellence in broadcasting.

September 15: Dementia to be Discussed at Psych Colloquium

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A caregiver helps a man suffering from dementia.More than 47 million people suffer from some form of dementia. The condition creates enormous stress, not just for dementia patients, but for caregivers as well.