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York Daily Record: Thursday, March 9, 2017

I am an American: Ophelia Chambliss brings people together through art

Ophelia M. Chambliss knew from the time she was in the fourth grade that she wanted to be an artist.

Holly McKenna Swims 24 miles in 24 hours

Holly McKenna swims 24 miles in 24 hours benefiting THON

Penn State's THON 2017 raised $10,045,478.44 for Four Diamonds at Penn State Children's Hospital, and for the fifth year in a row, Holly McKenna, swimming instructor at Penn State Harrisburg, supported the cause by taking to the pool for 24 hours to help raise money for the college’s THON organization.

Undergraduate Open House

Penn State Harrisburg Undergraduate Open House April 8

Penn State Harrisburg will host an Undergraduate Open House on Saturday, April 8 at 9 a.m. in the Capital Union Building on campus.

The event will provide information to prospective students about the college’s more than 30 bachelor’s degree programs, as well as options for completing the first two years of study leading to more than 160 undergraduate majors offered throughout Penn State.

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Blum to discuss transportation infrastructure improvements

Dr. Jeremy Blum, associate professor of computer science in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present “Leveraging Safety Models to Guide Transportation Infrastructure Improvements” on Wednesday, March 15 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Press & Journal: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Penn State Harrisburg hurdler makes program history, heads to nationals

Penn State Harrisburg sophomore Ashley Williams received a supportive sendoff Wednesday morning before she prepared to depart for Illinois.

The Conversation: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Want to help Chicago's youth? Pay more attention to the effect of violence on police

The recently published Department of Justice investigation of the Chicago Police Department uncovered unsettling uses of force.

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Penn State Harrisburg panel to discuss police body-worn cameras

Penn State Harrisburg will present a discussion panel on Pennsylvanians’ perceptions of police body-worn cameras from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
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Researcher examines public opinion on policing issues

Data from a recent survey by the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg shows how Pennsylvanians view key policing topics, including what defines police legitimacy and whether or not police wearing body cameras makes us feel safer.
police worn body camera

Researcher examines public opinion on policing issues

Data from a recent survey by the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg shows how Pennsylvanians view key policing topics, including what defines police legitimacy and whether or not police wearing body cameras makes us feel safer.

Woman reviews Pennsylvania drug overdose statistics

Researchers, Pennsylvania State Police collaborate on countering opioid epidemic

Researchers at the Justice Center, located in Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, are exploring multiple options to combat the increasing rates of drug use. One current project is looking to identify distribution networks for illegal and prescription painkillers (opioids) using data from both the Pennsylvania State Police and individual communities, while another project will investigate ways to disrupt the flow of opioids through targeted police action, public outreach, and community partnerships.

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