Dr. Troy Thomas, associate professor of art history and humanities in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, recently had his book, “Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity,” published by Reaktion Books, London, UK (October, 2016, 256 pages).
Julian Voloj will present “Beta Israel: Photographs from Ethiopia” as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, on Monday, December 5 at noon in the library Morrison Gallery on campus. The gallery opening show will run from December 5, 2016 through May 1, 2017.
Enrollment at Penn State Harrisburg has reached a record high. The fall 2016 enrollment increased from 4,678 to 5,046, an increase of 368 students, according to recent Penn State data. The college reached this enrollment milestone two years ahead of its projected date and has had continuous growth over the past 15 years.
A new Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs poll shows that Pennsylvanians primarily see homeland security as a comprehensive effort of the federal government to fight terrorism at home and abroad. However, while it most often has a positive connotation, the multi-faceted mission space of homeland security is widely unknown.
Dr. Yuefeng Xie, professor of environmental engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present “Higher Education and Research Collaboration in China” on Wednesday, November 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
A new poll conducted by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs shows that only 39 percent of Pennsylvanians have a favorable view of healthcare reform. These views, along with Pennsylvanians’ priorities in reforming healthcare, are sharply divided along political party lines.