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Witwer and Rios to discuss labor racketeering in 1950s New York City

David Witwer, professor of American studies and history, and Catherine Rios, associate professor of communications and humanities, from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “A Murder in the Garment District: Labor Racketeering 101" on Sept. 27.

Penn State Harrisburg to present 9/11 panel discussion

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will present a panel discussion titled “How Homeland Security Evolved and Where We Are Now” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
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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.
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Capstone projects highlight student innovation

More than 200 students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology had the opportunity to demonstrate some 65 projects at the annual Capstone Design Conference, held on May 5 on campus. The projects included a race car, a rocket, a reverse vending machine, HVAC improvements to classrooms, a prosthetic arm, a virtual reality game, and -- more unusually -- a self-balancing unicycle.
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Penn State Harrisburg panel to discuss police body-worn cameras

Penn State Harrisburg will present a discussion panel on Pennsylvanians’ perceptions of police body-worn cameras from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
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Penn State Harrisburg to mark Three Mile Island accident 35th anniversary with two-day event

The Three Mile Island Unit 2 reactor, near Middletown, Pa., partially melted down on March 28, 1979.