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Students use iPad minis to record “body culture” on campus

Dr. Robin Veder, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture and Humanities at Penn State Harrisburg will use iPad minis in her Interdisciplinary Humanities class for students to record “body culture” practices on campus.

Students use iPad minis to record “body culture” on campus

Dr. Robin Veder, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture and Humanities at Penn State Harrisburg will use iPad minis in her Interdisciplinary Humanities class for students to record “body culture” practices on campus.

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Meet Penn State Harrisburg's 2014 THON Dancers

After a breaking the college’s previous record last year by raising over $53,000, Penn State Harrisburg will have four dancers representing the campus, February 21 - 23, at the 46-hour Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon commonly known as THON.

Model UN

High school students to take on the role of world leaders at 42nd annual Model UN

More than 300 students from area high schools will tackle some of the most pressing issues in international affairs at Penn State Harrisburg’s 42nd Annual Model United Nations, February 20 and 21 on campus. 

The event is sponsored by the International Affairs Association, a student organization that promotes the understanding of international relations.   

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Breaking Tradition

Now that they’re all Penn State Harrisburg students, Tracy McHenry helps her son Dietrik study calculus and he helps her with chemistry.  Dietrik’s twin Michael steps in to help Tracy learn computer programs.

McHenry has no empty nest. Instead her driveway in West Hanover Township, Pa., is full of cars with Penn State bumper stickers. And that’s fine by her.

Inside Lloyd's of London

London Calling: Alum's connection leads to rare opportunity

You don’t just stop by Lloyd’s of London for an unannounced visit. Even if you happen to be in London.

Access to the world’s most famous insurance market is limited to registered Lloyd’s brokers or invited visitors.  But a group of Penn State Harrisburg finance majors was able to get a rare look inside Lloyd’s during the college’s most recent international study tour to London in March. Their visit was possible through a connection with Lloyd’s that was made by Penn State Harrisburg alumna Christine Sears. Sears, a long-time member of the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers, is executive vice president and chief operating officer of Penn National Insurance in Harrisburg.

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Blum research paper selected among decade’s top ten in the IEEE ITS Journal

A research paper by Dr. Jeremy Blum, associate professor of computer science, was recently selected as a Top 10 Research Paper from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE )Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for the decade from 2000-2009.

Lunar New Year 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration to Celebrate the Year of the Horse

Penn State Harrisburg will mark the Year of the Horse with a Lunar New Year Celebration on Friday, February 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium.  Local artisans and college students will present a variety of performances such as the Lion Dance, poetry recitals, Chinese classic dances, Korean songs, Chinese folk songs, ancient instruments and martial arts demonstrations.

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Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Goes High-Tech

The School of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg has installed a 10’ x 6’ high-definition video information wall and an electronic stock ticker on the third floor of the Olmsted Building near the school’s offices. 

Annual MATHCOUNTS event to be held on campus Feb. 1

Students from 17 area middle schools will gather at Penn State Harrisburg’s Capital Union Building for the 27th annual MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday, February 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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