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Labor and employment relations alumna publishes historical novel

Labor and employment relations alumna publishes historical novel

"Beneath the Veil of Smoke and Ash" by Tammy Pasterick '97 follows Eastern European immigrants in industrial Pittsburgh at the turn of the century.

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Learn More About the Center for Workplace Performance

Learn More About the Center for Workplace Performance

If you've heard about the CWP's webinars and are curious to see what other services they offer, click here to read more!

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Twenty-Second Annual Outstanding Alumni Lecture to Take Place on Oct. 28

Twenty-Second Annual Outstanding Alumni Lecture to Take Place on Oct. 28

Beth Albright, a 1989 graduate of the School of Labor and Employment Relations, will give the school’s twenty-second annual Outstanding Alumni Lecture on Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in 104 Keller Building, University Park. Her talk, “Enough Already?!? Making a Change,” is free and open to the public.

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Adjunct lecturer starts new role for National Labor Relations Board

David Goldman, an adjunct lecturer in the school and administrative law judge, recently started a new role with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Goldman is the chief counsel for NLRB Member David Prouty.

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Paterno Fellow completes workplace behavioral research in Scotland

Paterno Fellow completes workplace behavioral research in Scotland

Nicholas Banerjee combined his background in psychology and labor and human resources to complete his research abroad.

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"Job Crafting as a Tool for Retention" Webinar

"Job Crafting as a Tool for Retention" Webinar

The Center for Workplace Performance will be hosting their next free webinar on Wednesday, October 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The event will feature School of LER faculty member Dr. Kathryn Dlugos.

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VLERA Webinar, "ONE FACULTY: The Case for Tenure for All"

VLERA Webinar, "ONE FACULTY: The Case for Tenure for All"

Join VLERA on Wednesday, September 22 from 8:00–9:15 p.m. ET for their next webinar. Carla Katz, J.D., and panelists John Budd, Ph.D. and Paul Clark, Ph.D. will discuss the rising number of contingent faculty and how that impacts faculty, students, and the ultimate survival of the higher education tenure system.

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LER Student Makes Most of Scholarship

LER Student Makes Most of Scholarship

Jade Gray-Davis is a senior labor and employment relations major from Philadelphia. In spring 2020, she received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Although her experience in Seoul, South Korea was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gray-Davis said she still benefited from receiving the scholarship.

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Liberal Arts student competes in Tokyo Olympics

Liberal Arts student competes in Tokyo Olympics

After being delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics featured a glimmer of blue and white. Fifteen Penn State alumni competed, but senior Labor and Human Resources major Gabe Castaño was the only current Penn State student in the Games.

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