To survive in the current economic downturn, museums and the arts may have to make a fundamental shift in their approaches to funding and patronage in order to stave off a financial crisis.
That and other opinions were voiced March 4 as Penn State Harrisburg hosted a panel discussion during which academic and public experts reflected on the current problems facing museums and the fine arts while detailing a number of productive possibilities.
Through an international education partnership with Purdue University, two Penn State Harrisburg students are spending a semester studying in Germany where they are involved in a project aimed at improving the delivery of electricity to a region of that nation.
Jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math fields are going unfilled because the number of students earning college degrees in these disciplines is not meeting current and future workforce demands.
For the third year in a row, Penn State Harrisburg is partnering with five area schools to foster awareness of those careers for 100 ninth graders on March 11.
Who was the first black woman to be granted a patent? Who was the first black heavyweight champion who was also an inventor? Who was the first black person to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?
These are the types of questions that will be posed to teams from eight area schools when they vie for the top prize in the 20th annual High Achievers Academic Bowl at Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, March 24.
Placing output ahead of outcomes can lead to failure or even tragedy for organizations, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member asserts.
Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management Stephan Brady profiled his thoughts in the February 25 installment of the college Faculty Seminar Series hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.