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Wed, 09/03/2008

The Fall 2008 Humanities Graduate Lecture at Penn State Harrisburg will feature a presentation on how we learn to read pictures.

The lecture by Dartmouth College Professor Emeritus of English James A.W. Heffernan will be in the Gallery Lounge of the Olmsted Building at 7 p.m. October 6. The presentation is free and open to the public. For information, phone 717-948-6194.

Fri, 08/29/2008

Students interested in taking part in the college’s upcoming study tour to Peru have until September 22 to register.

The 3-credit trip is one of eight international study opportunities available to Penn State Harrisburg students in 2008-2009. Other locations planned are Spain, Rome, Brazil, France, London, Germany, and Poland.

Fri, 08/29/2008
Dr. Simon J. Bronner

For thousands of Pennsylvania residents, hunting is a tradition.

From small game, to bear, to turkey, to the prized buck, hunters of all ages take to the fields in the annual shooting sport. But is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life? Or is it a valuable escape from it?

Fri, 08/29/2008
Community Center Ice Cream Social
Community Center Ice Cream Social, students

That first semester of college for a student fresh out of high school can be both overwhelming and intimidating.

Schedules, books, instant homework, and getting the feel for a new home away from home fill a new student’s days as they become acclimated to college life.

And then there’s the vital social aspect of college living. Making new friends, moving into new housing, spending productive time away from the books, and simply relaxing are all part of the overall college experience.

Wed, 08/27/2008

Penn State Harrisburg will celebrate Constitution Day on September 17 with a look at the little-known, yet vastly historic “Library of the Founding Fathers.”

Wed, 08/27/2008
Dr. James T. Ziegenfuss Jr.

As America’s leading politicians and candidates attempt to create a future for the nation which is appealing to its citizens, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member is urging citizens to craft their own future.

Tue, 08/26/2008

The popular Sunday Latin dance classes at Penn State Harrisburg are returning September 21.

The free lessons, open to the public, have proven to be a hit with community residents since their inception three years ago.

Classes under the direction of Loida Esbri will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on consecutive Sundays through October 26 in the Multipurpose Room of the Capital Union Building on campus. Esbri also coordinates a local dance group called Forlanco.

Tue, 08/26/2008
Jay Jonas

On that fateful morning of September 11, 2001, the firefighters of Ladder Co. 6 in New York City were among the first to rush to the World Trade Center.

Mon, 08/25/2008

Infant sleep disturbances, such as chronic waking and crying, affect more than 25 percent of families with an infant aged less than two years.

A presentation Monday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Auditorium by Dr. Neville Blampied of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand will define infant sleep disturbance (ISD) and briefly review its epidemiology.

Fri, 08/22/2008
Judith Zaenglein

Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded $1.3 million for five years from the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research Resources, Special Education Program Award, to launch a collaborative research experience for high school students and their teachers.

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