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Office of Research and Outreach News

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 12:12pm

Book publication: Dr. Glen Mazis, professor of humanities and philosophy, has published a book titled “Merleau-Ponty and the Face of the World: Silence, Ethics, Imagination, and Poetic Ontology.” This is the culmination of Dr. Mazis's many decades of research on the work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French phenomenologist, and on the subject of the interplay of imagination and perception, and the poetic expressiveness at the heart of language. It is also a critique of traditional rule-based and of traditional philosophical approaches to ontology.

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:22pm

Dr. Peter Idowu, assistant dean for graduate studies and professor of electrical engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology and Dr.

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 9:42am
biology research

The president of the United States can have a profound impact on funding for scientific research. Dr. Susannah Gal, associate dean for research and outreach at Penn State Harrisburg, knows that from her years as program officer for the National Science Foundation, where she walked past a portrait of the president every day.

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 11:18am

Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, Office of Marketing Research and Communications, and STEM-UP PA will present a science communication workshop on Saturday, October 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building, Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 2:49pm
Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen, grants and contracts administrator, in Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, is the 2016 recipient of the Penn State Administrative Committee on Research (ACOR) Outstanding Service Award. Allen received the award at the ACOR annual retreat in August. It recognizes her efforts that go above and beyond to support the research enterprise at Penn State Harrisburg.

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.

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