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Penn State Harrisburg to host discussion on bias, microaggressions and privilege

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education and the Diversity and Educational Equity Committee will host licensed psychologist Pamela Hays from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 2 for a virtual presentation/workshop exploring implicit bias and microaggressions and their relationship to systems of privilege, as well as strategies for building multicultural competence.

Computer science students develop resources for faculty across the University

Penn State Harrisburg students Mina Otgonbold and Sarah Kettell used their software skills to develop two new resources for Penn State faculty: a chatbot that allows professors to answer basic course questions through artificial intelligence and schedule office hours appointments, and a web application for professors to estimate and customize their hours of instructional activity.