Penn State Harrisburg


Mon, 03/30/2009

“Good writing begins with good research,” says Penn State Harrisburg Instructor in Writing Jen Hirt.

A professional writer as well as a teacher, Hirt uses her continual research to improve her teaching and, as she says, “help me create better writers.”

Wed, 03/25/2009
Book Publishing Celebration

Books ranging from hunting in Pennsylvania, to business improvement districts, to a pictorial history of Steelton were among those honored March 19 when Penn State Harrisburg recognized 10 faculty members at its annual Publishing Celebration.

Hosted by the college’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies, the annual event honors faculty, staff, and students whose works have been published in the past year.

Wed, 03/25/2009

Innumerable Penn State Harrisburg female graduates successfully balanced studies, families, and work en route to their degree.

Five of them will share their experiences, advice, and thoughts with students in a “Women Helping Women” discussion Thursday, March 26 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge.

Mon, 03/23/2009
Dr. Peter Kareithi

The Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) is honoring Penn State Harrisburg faculty member Peter Kareithi for what his students and colleagues in the School of Humanities have known all along – he is a remarkable teacher.

Mon, 03/23/2009
STEM student team work
STEM Students
STEM students working

More than 100 area ninth graders visited Penn State Harrisburg recently and left with an invigorated sense of studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

Fri, 03/20/2009
Residence Hall

Penn State’s Board of Trustees today (March 20) approved the final design and authorized the awarding of contracts for the construction of a new residence hall at Penn State Harrisburg.

Thu, 03/19/2009

The third annual Symposium on Signal Integrity at Penn State Harrisburg April 14 will focus on current and cutting-edge research developments impacting the vast regional connector industry.

Wed, 03/18/2009

Plant biotechnology is viewed as holding the key to the globe’s food, feed, and energy needs.

One of the world’s leading experts in the field, German Spangenberg from Australia, will discuss “Plant Genomics 2.0: From the Lab to the Market” at 9 a.m. March 26 in Penn State Harrisburg’s Morrison Gallery.

Wed, 03/18/2009
Luke Visconti

Luke Visconti, co-founder of the DiversityInc magazine and Web site, says the evolving complexity of America's population makes cross-cultural understanding imperative in the world of business.

Thu, 03/12/2009

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.

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