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Faculty seminar series to feature Dr. Richard Young

The next installment in the college Faculty Seminar Series hosted by the offices of Academic Affairs and Research and Graduate Studies will feature Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management Richard Young addressing "Benchmarking University Procurement Processes."

Curators of National Portrait Gallery to speak at Penn State Harrisburg

As curators of the acclaimed Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Frank Goodyear and Anne Collins Goodyear, were at the forefront of the extensive renovation of the collection’s landmark home and the re-examination of its collection in Washington, D.C.

College hosting symposium on health care March 2

A public, day-long symposium to examine issues related to health care and quality of life in the region comes to Penn State Harrisburg Friday, March 2.

University Park faculty member’s art on exhibit

Prints by Jean Sanders are on public exhibit in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building at Penn State Harrisburg through March 6.

The exhibit is free and open to the public from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. Friday.

35th annual Model U.N. returns to campus Feb. 22 to 24

When the Model United Nations returns to Penn State Harrisburg Feb. 22 to 24 for the 35th consecutive year, participating high school students will not only debate and discuss contemporary world issues, but will return to international topics from 1973.

Faculty seminar to focus on data mining

The next installment in the college Faculty Seminar Series sponsored by the offices of Academic Affairs and research and Graduate Studies will feature a focus on data mining.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Qin Ding will speak on "Data Mining and Its Applications on Images" from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 in the Gallery Lounge.

Lady Lion basketball team hosts "Pink Day" Thursday, Feb. 15

Pink will replace the traditional blue and white when the Penn State Harrisburg women’s basketball team takes to the court Thursday, Feb. 15.

And it’s all for Breast Cancer Awareness.

‘Harrisburg Semester’ program accepting applications for summer

Applications are now being accepted for the Harrisburg Semester public service leadership internships in the state capital this summer.

The opportunity is available to undergraduate students throughout the Penn State system with an application deadline of March 1, 2007.

Jewish scholar to discuss folk narratives in Israel

Penn State Harrisburg’s Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Israel, Dr. Haya Bar-Itzhak, will discuss "In Quest of a Narrative — Ethnography in an Israeli Kibbutz" Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6:15 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building.

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NEH grant to support teachers’ study of Benjamin Franklin

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Penn State Harrisburg a $210,000 grant to explore the life and ideas of Benjamin Franklin. "A Rising People: Benjamin Franklin and the Americans" will bring teachers from throughout the United States to historic Philadelphia during the summer of 2007 to explore the sites of America’s founding and study with some of the country’s preeminent historians.