Because cities are such complex human-created systems, the Institutes of Energy and the Environment created a new research theme, Urban Systems, which will address the essential and urgent needs for sustainable, healthy and affordable solutions for urban areas.
Jeffrey Beck loves poring through archives in an effort to uncover secrets that can reveal the past. That's how he came across a letter at the University of Cambridge written in 1620 by George Herbert, a well-known English devotional poet and friend of John Donne.
Jeffrey Tolbert, assistant professor of American studies and folklore in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, offered a glimpse into the phenomenon of the Slender Man and the digital world of supernatural belief during a presentation as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Capital Connections series.
Continuing its analysis on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Pennsylvania, the Institute of State and Regional Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg has released new data, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Population Network, examining social isolation in the senior population in Pennsylvania due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Robert L. Smith astonished the Penn State University Libraries’ Penn State Harrisburg Library with a $1 million estate gift. Although he had no known connection to Penn State except as a community borrower of library materials, his posthumous generosity will support future generations of Penn State Harrisburg students’ academic needs.
Shaun Gabbidon has been teaching about race, ethnicity, and crime for more than two decades. And though many of the basic principles have stayed the same, according to Gabbidon, the importance of teaching these topics has never been greater, especially for students studying criminal justice.
Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will present a panel discussion titled "Ambidexterity: Supporting the police while seeking reforms" from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 via Zoom. The discussion will focus on the national debate on policing and policing reforms.
The Office of Research and Outreach at Penn State Harrisburg has announced six inaugural research seed grant proposals to be funded through the college’s new Exploration and Analysis Grants for Expanded Research [EAGER] program. The goal of the program is to provide support for full-time Penn State Harrisburg faculty members to pursue external research funding opportunities.