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Office of Research and Outreach News

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:31pm

Data users from across the Commonwealth are set to gather at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey for the Pennsylvania State Data Center’s (PaSDC) 2015 Data User Conference on Sept. 17. The annual conference serves as Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive single-day forum for research and development in demographic data.

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:23am
Supply chain illustration

Every day, thousands of items – from clothing to heavy equipment – arrive at U.S. ports, destined for retail shelves, warehouses and other locations across the country.

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 1:39pm

Penn State Harrisburg was among a group of five universities awarded a total of $1 million in grant funding from DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service, to partner with Hochschule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany to encourage collaboration and travel for engineering students and faculty.

The prestigious grant, which will continue until 2018, provides travel support for student exchanges, faculty conferences, and research collaboration.  It extends and expands Penn State Harrisburg’s partnership with Hoschule Darmstadt.

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:15pm
Dr. Susannah Gal

Middletown, PA -- Penn State Harrisburg announced today the appointment of Dr. Susannah Gal as associate dean of research and outreach, effective July 15, 2015.

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:47pm

As part of Penn State President Eric Barron's INVENT Penn State initiative, Penn State Harrisburg has been awarded $50,000 in seed funding to help the college develop the Center for the Next Step, which will enhance entrepreneurial environments and encourage students, faculty and community members to transform their intellectual property and creative works for local businesses, industries and communities.

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:57am
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A new book by Dr. Robin Veder, associate professor of humanities and art history in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities, titled The Living Line: Modern Art and the Economy of Energy, has been published by the Dartmouth College Press and the University Press of New England. The book addresses the role of body movement in the formation of American modernism.

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:44am

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.

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:00am
Dr. Chiara Sabina

Dr. Chiara Sabina, associate professor of social sciences, in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will discuss “Expanding Interpersonal Violence Research: Silo-busting, Understudied Populations, Victim Responses, and Cultural Context” on Wednesday, April 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:46pm

The Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg will host the Ninth Central Pennsylvania Symposium on Signal Integrity, Friday, April 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus. Signal integrity involves the quality of electrical signals passing through connectors used in electronic devices like computers or cellular phones. 

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:19pm

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.

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