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Brian Black

Brian Black is opening speaker at Paris energy conference

Brian Black is the invited opening speaker at the annual conference of the European Oil and Gas Network (EOGAN) in Paris, France, June 1-2, 2017.

Faculty receive seed grant for new course development

Faculty members Karyn McKinney Marvasti and Beth Seymour are the recipients of a seed grant from Penn State's Office for General Education.

Brian Black contributes essay to new business and environment book

Brian Black's essay “Driving Change: The Winding Road to Greener Automobiles” was recently published in "Green Capitalism: Business and Environment in the Twentieth Century."
Munich, Germany

Brian Black talks American energy dependence at conference in Munich

Black was an invited speaker at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) in Munich, Germany.
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Brian Black featured on "Many Things Considered" podcast

Brian Black was recently featured on an episode of Marc Johnson’s internationally-distributed podcast Many Things Considered.
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Brian Black pens article for The Conversation

"How World War I ushered in the century of oil", an article written by Brian Black, has been published in "The Conversation."
Arts and Humanities

Arts and humanities faculty to visit other classes

From March 29-30 and April 5-6, faculty will visit various classes outside of their areas of expertise during “Interface: Ideas Across A&H Disciplines.”
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Brian Black speaks at Franklin and Marshall and Carnegie Mellon

Brian Black was recently spoke at Franklin and Marshall College, in which his book "Petrolia" was being used. He also participate in Carnegie Mellon's "Energy Week."
Jared Frederick

Jared Frederick discusses local World War II history on local radio show

Jared Frederick was recently interviewed on Bedford County Speaks discussing his work with local World War II history.
Brian Black

Brian Black serves as commentator at economic history forum

Brian Black served recently as an invited commentator at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Forum on Economic History.