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Student doing STEM experiment

High school students get a hands on look at STEM at Harrisburg summer camp

High school students got the opportunity to explore STEM disciplines at a Penn State Harrisburg summer camp.

Amish quilts

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.
Students Building Race Car

Students build a car and their résumés en route to first competition

Penn State Harrisburg students traveled to Brooklyn, Michigan, in May 2017 to compete against 120 other college teams at Michigan International Speedway with a race car they built from scratch. 

Students doing experiments

Summer program introduces high school students to STEM disciplines and careers

The STEM-SEP program introduces high school students to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines and careers.

prosthetic arm

Capstone projects highlight student innovation

At Penn State Harrisburg's annual Capstone Design Conference, Maxwell Winslow demonstrated a robotic prosthetic arm that responds to sensors worn around the bicep.

Co-Teaching

“Co-teaching” benefits prospective teachers and their classroom mentors

This spring, secondary education social studies major Tyler McFarland (left) co-taught in Derek Shaffer's (right) eighth grade American history classes at Lower Dauphin Middle School in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.

Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, on April 25.
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, presented research on the death penalty at undergraduate research day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building in April.

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