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Welcome to the New Cohort of M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!

Welcome to the New Cohort of M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!

The Center for Global Workers’ Rights and the School of Labor and Employment Relations at Penn State are proud to welcome the seventh cohort of Masters of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights.

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School of LER to Hold Undergrad Meeting Oct. 14

School of LER to Hold Undergrad Meeting Oct. 14

Join us Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for an undergraduate information session for all our prospective and current Labor and Human Resource majors and minors to learn more about all the opportunities available to you at the School.

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"Remote Work Before, During and After the Pandemic" Webinar

"Remote Work Before, During and After the Pandemic" Webinar

Join the Center for Workplace Performance and our Virtual LERA chapter on October 7 at 8:00 p.m. EST to hear from panelists from companies including Netflix, Delta Airlines, and Zippo Inc.

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Teaching and Learning with Technology welcomes newest faculty fellows cohort

Teaching and Learning with Technology welcomes newest faculty fellows cohort

Penn State’s Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) has welcomed eight instructors as members of the newest Faculty Fellows cohort. During the 2020-21 academic year, the projects of Justin Brown, along with colleagues Adrian Barragan and Jamie Garcia Prudencio, Margaret Hoffman, Tom Hogan, Randy McEntaffer, Dawn Pfeifer-Reitz, and Jan Reimann will, in their unique ways, focus on student engagement.

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Hogan Featured in Penn Stater Magazine

Hogan Featured in Penn Stater Magazine

Professor of Practice Tom Hogan was among several of the Black alumni, students, and faculty to share their experiences and perspectives in the September/October issue of the Penn Stater Magazine.

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Faculty Feature: Q & A with Elaine Farndale

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Elaine Farndale

Our newsletter features a faculty member question and answer section where you can learn more about our professors' research projects, ongoing studies, and hobbies! This month, get to know Professor Human Resource Management and Associate Director Elaine Farndale.

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September 2020 Director's Update

September 2020 Director's Update

Dr. Paul Clark is back from his sabbatical and shares some of his thoughts about the upcoming semester.

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Virtual internships have plenty to offer labor and employment relations students

Virtual internships have plenty to offer labor and employment relations students

Three students in the School of Labor and Employement Relations discuss their positive experiences with virtual internships this summer.

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Webinar: Social Protest and Bargaining Strategies -- Promise and Challenges, Examined Then (1960s) and Now

Webinar: Social Protest and Bargaining Strategies -- Promise and Challenges, Examined Then (1960s) and Now

The Center for Workplace Performance continues their webinar series on September 9 with a presentation from Robert B. McKersie, Professor Emeritus of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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After 37 Years, This Veteran is Graduating with Her Penn State Degree

After 37 Years, This Veteran is Graduating with Her Penn State Degree

When Mary Thomas left Penn State Behrend in the early 1980s, she said her intention always was to go back and finish her degree, but life kept getting in the way. Now, 37 years later, Thomas is completing that goal and is set to graduate this summer with a bachelor of science in organizational leadership.

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