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Penn State Harrisburg to host South Central PA Robotics Competition Nov. 11

Penn State Harrisburg will host the seventh annual South Central PA Robotics Competition on Nov. 11. The event is designed to strengthen relationships between the region’s students and educators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and includes middle school, high school and college-level students.
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John Urschel to visit Penn State Harrisburg

John Urschel, former Penn State football player, will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Nov. 8 to share his journey of where a love of math has taken him and where it can take students. He will explain how math extends far beyond the confines of the classroom and into everyday life.
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Luo to present on China’s art underworlds

Wenhong Luo, a visiting scholar in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “Studying China’s Art Underworlds” on Nov. 7, at noon in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Kim to discuss university technology transfer

Younhee Kim, associate professor of public administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “The relative productivity of university technology transfer,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Spector to discuss ethical imagination and the dark side of Nazi imagination

As part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Hannah Spector, assistant professor of education in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present "Cultivating the Ethical Imagination: Perspectives from Three Jewish Intellectuals," from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in C213 Olmsted Building.

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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