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Research Updates and Announcements – December 2017

Recent publications, exhibits, musical arrangements performed, and presentations.

Security Center launches grant program for Penn State faculty, researchers

The Center for Security Research and Education at Penn State invites University faculty and researchers to apply to its new grant program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State.

Research Update – October 2017

Recent publications, presentations, awards, accepted papers, and a research grant.

Chorney recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion in technology

Michael Chorney, professor of biology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, has received the Technology Council of Central PA’s (TCCP) Inclusive Competitiveness in Technology Award, presented at the inaugural Women in Tech event this summer.

Grant Activity Update - September 2017

The Office of Research and Outreach, Penn State Harrisburg, is pleased to announce the following grant activity for April 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017.

Research Update – September 2017

Recent publications, awards, appointments, presentations, and an interview.

Hosseini to travel to Kazakhstan as Fulbright Specialist

Hengameh Hosseini, assistant professor of health care administration in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs, has been named a Fulbright Specialist. She will travel to Semey, Kazakhstan during the 2017-18 academic year.

Mross to discuss new research methods

Emily Mross, business and public administration librarian at Penn State Harrisburg, will present “Recycling the Catalog: Moving beyond traditional research methods for greater discovery.”
students demonstrating activities

Math Science Partnership Grant supports math coaching program

The Central Pennsylvania Mathematics Content and Coaching Project at Penn State Harrisburg, made possible by a $1.36 million Pennsylvania Department of Education grant, is helping elementary, middle school and high school teachers improve their mathematics teaching skills in today’s classrooms.
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.

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