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College team to compete in regional computer programming contest

A team of Penn State Harrisburg students is sharpening its skills in preparation for competition in the world’s most prestigious computer programming competition.

Shaun Gabbidon

Race, crime is focus of newest book from Shaun Gabbidon

Penn State Harrisburg Professor of Criminal Justice Shaun L. Gabbidon’s most recent scholarly research has produced a book which “reveals criminology’s quiet obsession with race and crime.”

Holocaust survivor's poetry and story come to campus Nov. 1

Several years ago, Gail Rosen committed herself to keeping the poetry and story of Holocaust survivor Hilda Stern Cohen alive.

Forums to address math and science education issues

America’s challenges in science and mathematics education are well documented.

Those challenges, issues, and even successes will be profiled in a day-long public colloquium Friday, Oct. 26 at Penn State Harrisburg.

Forum to focus on carbon credit initiatives for recycling

“Carbon Credit Incentives for Recycling” is the topic of a free, public forum Monday, Oct. 22 at Penn State Harrisburg.

Depression Screening Day October 22

It is estimated that 18.8 million Americans age 18 and older have some sort of a depressive disorder.

And nearly half of all college students report feeling so depressed at some point in time that they have trouble functioning.

Women of Blaxploitation: How the Black Action Film Heroine Changed American Popular Culture

Penn State Harrisburg faculty member's book profiles impact of ‘blaxploitation’ films

With the Civil Rights movement of the sixties fresh in their perspective, movie producers of the early 1970s began to make films aimed toward the underserved African American audience.

Nadine Zahr

Nadine Zahr in concert

Nadine Zahr is anything but the stereotype of the demurring neo-folk singer.

Nominated as Best Female Performer of 2006 byCampus Activities Magazine, the singer and songwriter brings her unique and enthusiastic talents to Penn State Harrisburg’s Stack’s Stage at noon Nov. 12.

29 students inducted into national honor society

Twenty-nine Penn State Harrisburg students have been inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), the national honor society for adult students in higher education.

Dan Ben-Amos

‘Folktales of the Jews’ comes to Penn State Harrisburg Nov. 13

One of the world's foremost Jewish folklore scholars, award-winning Dan Ben-Amos, brings his "Folktales of the Jews" presentation to Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, Nov. 13.