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Schreyer Honors Scholar Lydia Williams

Author inspires Schreyer Scholar to research refugee education policies abroad

Penn State Harrisburg student and Schreyer Honors Scholar Lydia Williams spent three weeks in Turkey, researching the development of the nation's policies concerning the education of Syrian refugee children.

Research Update and Announcements – September 2018

Interview about journal article and award, article publication, book publication, panelist and magazine feature, research article accepted for publication, and a chapbook fellowship.

Mathews to discuss waste products in construction materials

Dr. Grady Mathews, assistant professor of civil engineering in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, will present "Utilization of Waste Products in Construction Materials" on Wednesday, September 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
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Saving the Bay

Nutrient pollution is a major issue affecting water quality around the world: the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency names it “one of America's most widespread, costly and challenging environmental problems.” The Chesapeake Bay, with some 64,000 square miles of land draining into a shallow, narrow body of water just 200 miles long, is in some respects a worst-case scenario. Over the last 10 years, Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has taken a lead role in solving this problem.

Research Update – May 2018

Articles recognized, journal article recognition, and a faculty member is named to a national group.
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Researcher examines religion and patient-therapist relationships

Stephanie Winkeljohn Black, assistant professor of psychology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, sees a gap between how mental health counselors manage religious beliefs and the type of understanding and care that their clients need. She has made closing that gap a mission.
Research week presentation

Research Week to highlight faculty and student accomplishments

Penn State Harrisburg will hold its annual Research Week April 18 through 20. The event celebrates the creative and scholarly accomplishments of faculty and students.
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Researchers discuss book on correctional policies and criminal justice reform

Penn State Harrisburg researchers Anne Douds, lecturer in criminal justice, and Eileen Ahlin, assistant professor of criminal justice, discuss their recently published book, “Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies: Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices.”

Research Update – March 2018

National committee appointment, paper award, statewide appointment, and journal articles.
Norfolk Southern Railroad locomotive

Faculty research on railway security leads to new book

Richard Young, professor of supply chain management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, collaborated with Jeremy Plant, professor emeritus of public policy in the college’s School of Public Affairs, and retired Lt. Col. Gary Gordon, adjunct professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on a book titled "Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters," which provides an overview and assessment of the risks facing railways and rail networks.

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