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Humanities News

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:47am
Chris Hawley

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hawley to campus to share his experiences reporting in global locations such as Latin America and Afghanistan in a lecture titled “Adventures of a Global Reporter,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, in the Capital Union Building (CUB).

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:05pm

Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards, bestowed during the Alumni Awards Dinner in October, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 4:09pm
Secretary Schoch

Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s December 21 commencement ceremony.

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 6:02pm
"Laundry and Bourbon" and "Lonestar," two one-act plays by James McClure

The Capital Players, a student club at Penn State Harrisburg, and the college’s School of Humanities will present "Laundry and Bourbon" and "Lonestar," two one-act plays by James McClure, on November 14 and 15 at 7 p.m., November 16 at 2 and 7 p.m., and November 17 at 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 1:39pm
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Dr. Rodney Zink, instructor of English composition and humanities, will present Workplace Writing and Composition Pedagogy:  Preparing Students for Everyday Writing Tasks as a part of the Faculty Seminar Series on Wednesday, November 13 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

The event is open to all faculty, staff, students and the public.  Please contact Krista Strickler at kss17@psu.edu for more information.

 

Wed, 10/16/2013 - 10:54am

Penn State Harrisburg now offers a graduate-level certificate program designed to enable students to conceptualize, deliver, and manage effective heritage and museum projects.

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 1:45pm

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Academic Perspectives on Current Events discussion focusing on the impact of online education on traditional residential education on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. on campus in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:19pm

Jen Hirt, M.F.A., assistant professor of creative writing and English composition, will discuss, “Glow in the Dark,” her 2012 Gabehart Prize for Nonfiction winning creative essay about bats, glow sticks, rejection, and revision on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 4:19pm
Dr. Haddad's book is a culmination of his 2010-11 Fulbright grant experience in China.

In his second book about the relationship between China and the United States, John Haddad, associate professor of American studies and popular culture at Penn State Harrisburg, provides a colorful narrative history of how China and America first met, focusing on the lives and experiences of American traders, missionaries, and adventurers as they traveled to a foreign land unaware that the United States even existed.

The book is a culmination of the research Haddad conducted during his 2010-11 Fulbright grant experience in China.

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 1:41pm

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Academic Perspectives on Current Events discussion on “Sports Records:  Before and After Performance-Enhancing Drugs” on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m. on campus in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

The discussion, centered on the effects of performance enhancing drugs and sports, will feature Dr. Charles D. Kupfer, associate professor or American studies and history in the School of Humanities, and Dr. Jeremy Plant, professor of public policy in the School of Public Affairs.

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