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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.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 2:01pm
Pedro Cortés

Pedro A. Cortés, a Penn State Harrisburg master of public administration graduate, has been appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve as Secretary of the Commonwealth.  Cortés heads the Department of State, where his duties include overseeing elections, 29 boards which license more than 900,000 professionals, the registration of corporations doing business in Pennsylvania, charitable organizations soliciting donations in the state, and the regulation of professional wrestling, boxing, and mixed martial arts.

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:17pm
Dr. Beverly Cigler

Dr. Beverly Cigler, professor of public policy and administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs has become the college’s third scholar to be named distinguished professor by the Penn State Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 4:05pm

Dr. Jennifer Gibbs, assistant professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will present a discussion on criminological explanations for terrorist attacks and what countries can do to reduce them on Wednesday, January 21, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:01pm
Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes

Penn State Harrisburg announced, today, the appointment of Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes as director of the college’s School of Public Affairs, effective July 1, 2015.

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:14am

MIDDLETOWN, PA -- Following the general election day on November 4, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, Graduate and Professional Student Council, and Current Events Club will host a post-election panel discussion on Wednesday, November 5 at 1 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery.

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