wide-angle view of Hayfield Houise and grounds at Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Wilkes-Barre's first three Corporate Communciation graduates at Commencement 2016

Entering The Workforce With Confidence

Since its introduction eighteen short months ago, the Corporate Communication program has gone from a blossoming field of study to a real world success story for the degree’s first three graduates.
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BBH146 Human Healty and Sexuality Project

Does This Ad Make Me Look Sexy?

Gender vs. sex. Masculine vs. feminine. Can we always identify these in the media? Students from BBH146: Intro to Human Health & Sexuality were asked to do just that; critically, reflectively, and creatively investigate and analyze the media rather than simply absorb it at face value.
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Bethany Dennis with her first lizard capture

A Priceless Lizard Smile

The excitement of experiencing one’s first lizard catch, encountering fortitude testing copperheads, and precarious hiking terrain; these are all just a day in the life of field research for an ecological biologist.
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Young Engineer

Leadership For Engineers Certificate scheduled

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is pleased to announce a new Leadership for Engineers Credit Certificate Program which is open for enrollment now and starts January 2017.
Zombie Outlines

Zombie 5K benefiting THON set for Oct. 29 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre will hold the third annual Zombie 5K run/walk benefiting THON on Saturday, Oct. 29. True to the event's name, participants will be followed throughout the course by “the running dead.”
Wayne Hoffman

Mentalist-illusionist Wayne Hoffman set to return to Wilkes-Barre campus

Multi-award-winning performer Wayne Hoffman is recognized as one of the top mentalists in the world. Touring the world with his stage show “Mind Candy” and his motivational speech, “The Power and Potential of The Human Mind,” he is also the author of the best-selling book “Mind Candy.” Hoffman will perform at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 27 in Penn State Wilkes-Barre's Barry Auditorium. The evening will start with a night tour of Hayfield House starting at 6 p.m., followed by a dessert reception at 6:45 p.m. in the Academic Commons Lobby.
Town Hall

Streaming address for Penn State Town Hall announced

The University is hosting a Town Hall from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Pavilion Theatre at University Park. The meeting will be livestreamed for faculty and staff members at all Penn State campuses to view.

Constitution Day 2016 celebrations planned across Penn State campuses

Penn State’s annual celebration of Constitution Day will take place on Friday, Sept. 16 at University Park, with events happening throughout the month of September across Penn State campuses.
Film Reel

Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education to offer fall film and discussion series

The Department of Continuing Education at Penn State Wilkes-Barre and co-sponsor the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce will offer a fall personal enrichment film and discussion series on Thursdays beginning Oct. 13 and running through Nov. 10. Open to students and members of the general public, the film series will feature "Animal House," "The Naked Gun: From The Files of the Police Squad," "Young Frankenstein," "Fargo," and "Blazing Saddles."
Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Engineers receive $1.2M to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2M in funding to three Penn State chemical engineering researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.