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Public Affairs News

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 2:50pm
Dr. Juliette Tolay

Dr. Juliette Tolay, assistant professor of political science in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “Is there a European refugee crisis? A conversation on the context of contemporary human mobility” on Wednesday, October 14 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 2:39pm
Dr. Bing Ran

Dr. Bing Ran, associate professor of public administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, recently was elected as chair of the Organizational Theory Division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) after serving as the divisional coordinator and editor over the past two years.

ASAC is the international association for management and administrative sciences scholars at Canadian and international postsecondary institutions as well as private and public sector organizations.

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 2:05pm
Dr. Beverly Cigler

Dr. Beverly Cigler, distinguished professor of public policy and administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, has received the 2015 Leslie A. Whittington Award for Excellence in Teaching, given by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:10pm
Penn State Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg has named new academic leaders in the School of Humanities, the School of Public Affairs, and the Office of Research and Outreach.

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:07am
Dr. Juliette Tolay
In early January 2015, the Paris offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo were attacked by two Islamist terrorists, leaving 12 people dead and 11 injured. Several related attacks followed in the Île-de-France region, where five more people were killed and 11 wounded.
 
The attacks, said to have been sparked by Charlie Hebdo’s controversial depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, sparked worldwide attention and ignited the French public for several weeks.
Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:44am

Penn State Harrisburg will host the 10th annual Student Symposium, celebrating student academic and creative achievements on Friday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:19pm

Whether the stock market or employment soars affects economic inequality in the United States

New research by political scientists at Penn State Harrisburg and the University at Buffalo find that Democrat and Republican presidents support different types of economic growth, which has significant effects on rising economic inequality in the U.S.

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:23am

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “The West Coast Shipping Strikes and Supply Chain Issues” on Wednesday, April 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

The discussion will focus on the effects of the recent West Coast shipping strikes on supply chain management.

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:37am
Je Suis Charlie

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “Je suis Charlie? Criminology, Political Science and Homeland Security Perspectives on Countering Violent Extremism” on Wednesday, March 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:14am
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Dr. Eileen Ahlin, assistant professor of criminal justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg will present “Youth Violence: Importance of Personality, Parents, Peers and Place” on Wednesday, February 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

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