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Penn State launches interdisciplinary Center for Security Research and Education

Penn State has announced the creation of a new center designed to bring together the University’s many strengths in all aspects of national, homeland and global security. The new Center for Security Research and Education incorporates 10 Penn State colleges, schools and research units to focus a broad range of academic endeavor on society’s most critical threats.

New PA State Data Center report examines state trends in health care insurance

The Pennsylvania State Data Center at Penn State Harrisburg has released the research report “Healthcare Insurance in Pennsylvania: 2010 to 2015.” The interactive report focuses on how events like the opening of healthcare exchanges and the expansion of Medicaid affected the uninsured populations in Pennsylvania.

PA victim advocate Jennifer Storm to visit Penn State Harrisburg

Jennifer Storm, victim advocate for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will discuss victims, rights and criminal justice advocacy from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on the Harrisburg campus. Storm's discussion will also be available online.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
JASI Sheriff's Academy

Newest sheriff deputies set to graduate from Penn State-run state academy

Thirty-six deputy sheriffs will graduate Sept. 8 from Pennsylvania’s Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program. Penn State JASI administers the state’s lone academy, which all sheriffs and deputy sheriffs from Pennsylvania’s 67 counties must complete before beginning active duty.
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Math Science Partnership Grant supports math coaching program

The Central Pennsylvania Mathematics Content and Coaching Project at Penn State Harrisburg, made possible by a $1.36 million Pennsylvania Department of Education grant, is helping elementary, middle school and high school teachers improve their mathematics teaching skills in today’s classrooms.
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High school students get a hands on look at STEM at Harrisburg summer camp

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) hosted the second STEM Summer Enrichment Program, a free summer camp for high school juniors and seniors, from June 12 through 23. Thirty-three students from 18 different Pennsylvania schools attended the program.
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Not just the Amish

From the Christmas tree to hex signs, the Easter bunny to Groundhog Day, Pennsylvania Germans, have had a profound effect on American culture. Among the earliest American settlers, they still abide as an American folk group. Penn State folklorist and historian Simon Bronner recently spoke with us about current directions in the study of this distinctive culture.

Penn State Harrisburg program provides technology assistance to older citizens

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a free two-week technology assistance program aimed at helping older citizens in Middletown and surrounding areas navigate computers and smartphones.

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