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Office of Research and Outreach News

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.

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.

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 1:54pm

Penn State Harrisburg will present a panel discussion titled “Communicating Research to the Public: How and Why” on Wednesday, April 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 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.

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:20pm

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its annual Research Week April 20 through 22. The event celebrates the creative and scholarly accomplishments of faculty and students.

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 11:44am

Hosted by the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, a panel discussion titled “Lead in the Water: Flint, MI and Beyond” will be held on Tuesday, April 19 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, EAB 102 on campus.

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:12am
Dr. Jennifer Gibbs

Nigeria is committed to improving the training of its police force, and Jennifer Gibbs, assistant professor of criminal justice in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, is helping the African country get there.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 1:54pm

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s faculty seminar series, faculty members discuss the 2015 Nobel Prize winners on Wednesday, April 6 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:59am

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff discussed their works, published during the past year, recently at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration. 

The event honored college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. 

The event was hosted by the Office of Research and Outreach.

Individuals honored are listed below. Members of the Penn State Harrisburg faculty are in bold.

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 2:54pm
Dr. Jaelyn Farris

Dr. Jaelyn Farris, assistant professor of human and development and family studies in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, and Dr. Daniel Waschbusch, professor of psychiatry at Penn State’s College of Medicine, will present "A summer treatment program for children with ADHD: A collaborative effort to benefit children, families and the Penn State community" on Monday, February 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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