Harrisburg student Griffen Martello spent the summer conducting research through the Multi-Campus Research Experience for Undergraduates program. The program allows undergraduate students to conduct a research project in conjunction with a faculty member from their home campus and one from University Park.
Indrit Hoxha, associate professor of economics at Penn State Harrisburg, was awarded a fellowship to work with researchers in Albania to explore the real estate market there and help build higher education research capacity in the country.
John Haddad, professor of American studies at Penn State Harrisburg, has published a book that examines why American missionaries in China transformed from a "soul-saving" movement to one that built institutions of higher learning around the start of the 20th Century.
Penn State's EnvironMentors program connects high school students from underserved districts with the University's world-class research facilities and faculty, providing opportunities for them to achieve bright futures. The program, now in its sixth year, is currently accepting applications for faculty, undergraduate and high school students for the 2023-24 cohort. Applications are due by Oct. 15.
The Fred M. Greguras Camp Meade Collection is now available at the Madlyn L. Hanes Library, Penn State Harrisburg, and open for research by Penn State students and faculty as well as military historians and researchers. In addition, the library is collaborating with the National Guard of Pennsylvania History Project to present a special exhibition commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Spanish–American War of 1898, on display through Sept. 1.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Penn State is part of a project that recently received a $1 million NSF Engines Development Award. The award will fund the development of the Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Engine, which will support the manufacture and deployment of bio-based products for application in green building construction, packaging, fabrics, renewable energy and land remediation.
Through a $120,000 Pennsylvania Sea Grant, Clark, along with Anthony Buccitelli, associate professor of American studies and communications, and Jeffrey Tolbert, assistant professor of American studies and folklore, are pursuing an interdisciplinary research project combining engineering and ethnography to examine flooding in the Middletown community.
Raffy R. Luquis, a professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State Harrisburg, is working to find ways to reach Latino men and encourage their participation in preventative measures that could keep them healthy.