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Tue, 04/15/2014
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Students in Craig Welsh’s Advanced Graphic Design class at Penn State Harrisburg this semester constructed an 8' x 42' panorama of the text of the Gettysburg Address, which they crafted out of cardboard boxes and painstakingly hand-cut each letter.  The panorama made its world premiere at the recent National Gettysburg Address Competition, where it served as the backdrop.

Wed, 04/09/2014

Penn State Harrisburg is now offering a graduate certificate in Folklore and Ethnography. The 15-credit graduate certificate program provides students with skills and practices used in projects and institutions of folklore and ethnography.  

Wed, 04/09/2014
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Yuefeng Xie, professor of environmental engineering at Penn State Harrisburg and Middletown, PA resident, has received the 2014 Penn State Faculty Outreach Award.

The award honors faculty who have positively and substantially affected individuals, organizations or communities through problem solving or development as a result of extending their scholarship.

Tue, 04/08/2014
Nursing Lab

Select Medical has made a $250,000 gift that will name the Select Medical Nursing Simulation Lab at Penn State Harrisburg, a 2,600 square-foot state-of-the-art facility with six patient beds, two simulation rooms, a central observation area, and an adjoining classroom.

Wed, 04/02/2014

To honor the many contributions of the late Dr. Louise Hoffman, associate professor of Humanities, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities will dedicate a memorial bench on Friday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. on Vartan Plaza near the campus bookstore.

Dr. Hoffman was a dedicated faculty member in the School of Humanities, from 1985 until her death in 2010.  She taught courses in history and humanities, about which she was passionate. 

Wed, 04/02/2014

This summer, Penn State will transition to a new emergency messaging system, away from the current service known as PSUTXT. The transition to the new service, which will be called PSUAlert, will begin in late May and will continue through June. No action is required at this time; to learn more, visit this link

Tue, 04/01/2014

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled Digital Engagements:  The 2012 NEA Survey and the Changing Face of the Arts, on Wednesday, April 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Tue, 04/01/2014
Commencement

Graduating students, you’ve made it this far, now make sure you’re ready for commencement!

The Penn State Harrisburg spring 2014 ceremony will take place Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Fri, 03/28/2014

The Center for Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg will host the Eighth Central Pennsylvania Symposium on Signal Integrity, Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 4:55 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. 

Thu, 03/20/2014
Three Mile Island

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear accident, Penn State Harrisburg will host the conference TMI @ 35:  The Three Mile Island Nuclear Crisis in Perspective – Analyses, Stories, Policies, March 27 to 28 on campus in the library Morrison Gallery.  The conference opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 27. 

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