Penn State Harrisburg’s Lion Ambassadors continue to assist a local assault on breast cancer.
The student organization’s fifth annual Boobies Ball recently netted $1,800 for the Middletown-based Feel Your Boobies Foundation which focuses breast cancer awareness efforts on women under the age of 40.
Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs invites proposals for papers, presentations, and panel discussions to be presented at the first Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence Symposium, Thursday and Friday, September 23-24, 2010, in Harrisburg, Pa.
In 1956, syndicated labor columnist Victor Riesel was blinded in an organized crime-orchestrated acid attack on a New York City street.
The impact of that ambush on one of America’s most popular crusading journalists who was a foe of union graft is now the centerpiece of a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member’s research and forthcoming book.
Research over the past decade has seen a dramatic increase in scientific evidence of the effect of drugs and alcohol on the adolescent brain.
“Neuroscience research has been able to utilize imaging to view an active brain and gain valuable information on the impact of drugs and alcohol on youth,” says Penn State Harrisburg Associate Professor of Health Education Sam Monismith.
Penn State Harrisburg has received an $817,000 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to develop a $1.6 million Central Pennsylvania Laboratory for Biofuels research and teaching facility on campus.