Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Last updated: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 1:59pm

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Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:30am

Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs researchers, Dr. Jonathan Lee and Dr. Jennifer Gibbs, both assistant professors of criminal justice, say that for police to forge better relationships with the communities they serve, they must decrease “social distance.”

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 12:03pm

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective panel titled “Police and Community Relations: Academic and Practitioner Perspectives” on Tuesday, September 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 12:22pm

Recent research updates include faculty-authored articles and other contributions, presentations, and the award of a highly competitive dissertation fellowship to a Penn State Harrisburg Ph.D. candidate.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty: Update us on your latest research

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:37pm
chart illustrating grant activity

Proposals submitted: 23 proposals were submitted to 22 different sponsor agencies by 21 faculty and staff members totaling $3,788,439.

Proposals awarded: 9 projects were funded from nine different funding agencies involving 6 different faculty and staff members totaling $749,986.

Read the full story for details on the funded projects.

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 10:44am
Research update graphic

Book, paper authored: Jennifer Gibbs, assistant professor of criminal justice in the School of Public Affairs, has co-authored a textbook, and AHM Esfakur Rahman, lecturer in mechanical engineering and engineering technology and Issam-Abu Mahfouz, associate professor of mechanical engineering and engineering technology, both in the School of Science Engineering and Technology, have had a conference proceeding accepted for presentation.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty: Update us on your latest research.

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 3:42pm
Research update graphic

Paper lauded: A paper by Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice Dr. Jennifer Gibbs and Dr. Jonathan Lee, “Race and attitudes toward police: the mediating effect of social distance,” published in Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management (in 2015, volume 38, issue 2), has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty: Update us on your latest research.

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:32am
airline lobbying

Government lobbying and political connections may add lift to the air transportation industry's profitability, but they could also cause a crash in talented transportation administrators, according to a Penn State Harrisburg researcher.

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 12:23pm
l to r: Nesmith, Sivarajah, and Cigler discus Flint crisis

A panel of experts gathered at Penn State Harrisburg recently to discuss the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, its effects on residents, the health impacts of lead and public policy repercussions.

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 4:07pm
chart illustrating grant activity

Proposals submitted — 16 proposals were submitted to 12 different sponsor agencies by 11 faculty and staff members totaling $6,235,555.00.

Proposals awarded — 10 projects were funded from seven different funding agencies involving seven different faculty and staff members totaling $1,044,552.00.

 

>> Read the full story for details on the funded projects.

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:14am

Dr. John Lopinski, a patent attorney at Hodgson Russ Attorneys, LLP, will present "An Overview of Patents and other Intellectual Property" on Wednesday, May 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Lopinski’s practice includes patent and opinion work, and strategic development and management of patent portfolios. He focuses on molecular biology, genetics, and immunology, with emphasis on complex immunotherapies, cancer biology, and therapeutics and diagnostics for a wide range of human and non-human animal disorders.

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