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Region’s first signal integrity symposium comes to campus April 10

Central Pennsylvania’s first Symposium on Signal Integrity April 10 will feature internationally recognized speakers discussing a range of topics including high-speed connectors and EMC radiation.

Michael Kenney

‘From Pablo to Osama’ investigates how our adversaries learn

As the United States struggles to win the war on terrorism and drug trafficking, a Penn State Harrisburg faculty member investigates in a new book how our adversaries always seem to be one step ahead.

Enjoy the Chinese Lion Dance April 5

The Lion Dance, begun thousands of years ago in China, comes to Penn State Harrisburg Thursday, April 5.

Tai Yim’s Kung Fu Lion Dancing Team, headquartered Maryland, will perform the legend-filled dance at 12:30 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge on campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

Kurt Moses

Holocaust survivor’s lecture to highlight Yom HaShoah commemoration


Holocaust survivor and Harrisburg resident Kurt Moses will share his personal account of the World War II atrocities against the Jews and others in a public presentation Tuesday, April 17 at Penn State Harrisburg.

Quay Hanna

Speaker to address ‘How to Discuss Racism with a Racist’

In 1997, Quay Hanna set out on a mission to challenge racist and prejudiced views in his small community of Strasburg, Pa. Now, 10 years later, he is one of the most sought after speakers in America addressing the topic of racism with teenagers and young adults.

Acclaimed author, illustrator, artist speaks on campus April 3

Acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books, West African native Baba Wague Diakite, brings his unique storytelling skills to Penn State Harrisburg Tuesday, April 3.

Diakite’s presentation and book signing at 6 p.m. in the Olmsted Auditorium is free and open to the public.

Statistician lecture will focus on data mining

The annual Distinguished Statistician Lecture at Penn State Harrisburg Thursday, April 5 will feature a look at data mining.

The lecture will feature Jerome H. Friedman, professor of statistics at Stanford University from 11 a.m. to noon in the Capital Union Building on campus.

Presentation on award-winning Chiapas Media Project March 21

For centuries, indigenous peoples and cultures of the world have been depicted and represented by people from the outside.

Recently, however, there has been an effort to provide new communication technology and training to indigenous peoples so they can represent themselves with their own words and images.

Students, graduate, faculty members to present at conference

Eight Penn State Harrisburg graduate students, one recent graduate, and two faculty members will be among the scholars discussing their current research at the annual conference of the Middle Atlantic American Studies Association March 30 and 31 in Baltimore.


March 19 faculty seminar to feature Edward W. Taylor

The next installment in the college Faculty Seminar Series hosted by the offices of Academic Affairs and Research and Graduate Studies will feature Associate Professor of Adult Education Edward W. Taylor addressing "Faux Painting to Bird Watching: Teaching in Nonformal Settings."