Penn State Harrisburg


April 28, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg graduate student, Tam Nguyen, of Vietnam is featured in the documentary film, "Red Over The Rainbow," detailing the rise of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community in Vietnam.  The film will have its U.S. premiere on Thursday, April 30 at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., at Penn State Harrisburg, in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center - W132 Olmsted Building.

April 23, 2015

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.

April 22, 2015

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.

April 20, 2015

Donna Howard, associate director of campus life and intercultural affairs at Penn State Harrisburg has received the 2015 Penn State W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award.

April 16, 2015

Rebecca Cecala, a doctoral candidate in the American studies program at Penn State Harrisburg is the college’s first student to receive the Penn State Harold K. Schilling Dean’s Graduate Scholarship for an outstanding student whose course of study is relevant to science, religion, and ethics.

April 15, 2015

Dr. Simon J. Bronner, distinguished professor of American studies and folklore at Penn State Harrisburg, has received the 2015 Penn State Graduate School Alumni Society Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award for his display of exemplary leadership that benefits graduate students and faculty in an existing graduate program at the University.  He is the first recipient of the award from Penn State Harrisburg.

April 14, 2015
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.

April 10, 2015

Neil Leifer will discuss “From Reitlinger to Browning, The Chroniclers of the Holocaust: The Historians Who Shaped the History of the Shoah,” as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, on Tuesday, April 14 at noon in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

April 10, 2015

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. 

April 10, 2015

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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