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Office of Research and Outreach

Tue, 10/18/2016

Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, Office of Marketing Research and Communications, and STEM-UP PA will present a science communication workshop on Saturday, October 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building, Gallery Lounge on campus.

Lisa Allen
Wed, 09/28/2016

Lisa Allen, grants and contracts administrator, in Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, is the 2016 recipient of the Penn State Administrative Committee on Research (ACOR) Outstanding Service Award. Allen received the award at the ACOR annual retreat in August. It recognizes her efforts that go above and beyond to support the research enterprise at Penn State Harrisburg.

Thu, 09/15/2016

Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs researchers, Dr. Jonathan Lee and Dr. Jennifer Gibbs, both assistant professors of criminal justice, say that for police to forge better relationships with the communities they serve, they must decrease “social distance.”

Thu, 09/08/2016

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective panel titled “Police and Community Relations: Academic and Practitioner Perspectives” on Tuesday, September 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 08/31/2016

Recent research updates include faculty-authored articles and other contributions, presentations, and the award of a highly competitive dissertation fellowship to a Penn State Harrisburg Ph.D. candidate.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty: Update us on your latest research

Basic Information

Sponsored Programs: To provide leadership, guidance and comprehensive support to the faculty, staff and student community engaged in the preparation and submission of high quality research proposals and to ensure the responsible stewardship of research funding.

Outreach: To develop and maintain relationships with individuals and entities from the public, organizations and private sectors. We serve as a point of contact for intellectual property related matters for faculty/staff as well as an information resource for members of the community on behalf of the institution and its partners to identify and develop programs beneficial to the community and the institution.

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Office of Research and Outreach - Hours of Operation
  Opens Closes
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


Room: C114 (located in the Olmsted Building )


Registration open until October 24!
8:00 am — 2:00 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the importance of describing your research to lay audiences, will allow you to practice ways to talk about your research and will provide you more information on resources such as the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science can do to help you in explaining your research. 

12:00 pm — 1:15 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Presented by Dr. Linda Rhen, Assistant Professor of Special Education.

Presented by: Dr. Yuefeng Xie, Professor of Environmental Engineering
12:00 pm — 1:15 pm

This presentation will discuss the Chinese higher education system and research funding sources in China, especially those for potential research collaborations.

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