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Office of Research and Outreach

Ali Zackery
Thu, 02/11/2016

The public administration doctoral program in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs has welcomed Ali Zackery as a visiting scholar from the University of Tehran, where he is finishing his doctoral dissertation in futures studies. Zackery is the program’s first visiting scholar from Iran and is hosted by Dr. Göktuğ Morçöl, professor of public administration.

Dr. Alexander Siedschlag
Wed, 01/27/2016

Dr. Alexander Siedschlag, professor of homeland security and public health preparedness in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “The European Union Response to Terrorism” on Wednesday, February 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

Jen Hirt
Thu, 01/21/2016

Jennifer Hirt, assistant professor of creative writing and composition in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “Not Less Than 1,000 Bottles for Horseradish: A Reading and Discussion of Creative Nonfiction” on Wednesday, January 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

James Crummel and Laura Roy discuss race and the media.
Mon, 12/07/2015

Penn State Harrisburg's Diversity and Educational Equity Committee recently hosted a panel discussion on “Race and the Media,” one of several discussions designed to “start conversations on topics related to race that may be difficult to start outside of a structured environment,” according to moderator Noah Roufos-Abbey, Associate Director of Development.

Mon, 11/16/2015

As part of Penn State Harrisburg’s faculty seminar series, Dr. Spero Lappas, lecturer in the School of Public Affairs, will present "The Embarrassment of Innocence: America's Problem with Wrongful Convictions" on Wednesday, December 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

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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 )


3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Recognizing faculty, staff and students who have published books, recordings, and other works since March 2015.

12:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

This event showcases our faculty’s research accomplishments and provides our students with an opportunity to present their research through posters and presentations.

9:00 am — 3:00 pm
TL128, Science and Technology Building

This program provides faculty with a unique opportunity to learn more about grant submission strategies and processes, to ultimately increase the likely hood of obtaining grant funding.

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