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As part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Kol Haneshama, a Harrisburg Jewish community chorus, will perform on Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.

Kol Haneshama, was formed in September 2014 by Janet Frankel Staub. The mixed voices chorus includes members from all five Harrisburg area Jewish congregations and performs Jewish-themed a cappella music under the direction of Marina Cherepinsky.

The Hunting Ground Movie Poster

Penn State Harrisburg’s Commission for Women will present a screening and panel discussion of “The Hunting Ground,” on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m., with a light dinner available at 5:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.  The film is an exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses, institutional cover‐ups and the social toll on victims and their families.  Weaving together real life footage and first‐person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice. 

Students from 18 area middle schools will gather at Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building for the 32nd annual MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday, February 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A nationwide program that involves more than 500,000 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students, MATHCOUNTS is designed to build mathematics skills, promote strategic problem solving, and instruct students in dealing with complex problems.

Events

Library, Penn State Harrisburg
 
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building
12:30 pm — 2:00 pm
Russell E. Horn Sr. Learning Center (W117), Olmsted Building
9:00 am — 6:00 pm

Research News

Ali Zackery

The public administration doctoral program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs has welcomed Ali Zackery as a visiting scholar from the University of Tehran, where he is finishing his doctoral dissertation in futures studies. Zackery is the program’s first visiting scholar from Iran and is hosted by Dr. Göktuğ Morçöl, professor of public administration.