Penn State Harrisburg will host a virtual presentation by 2020-21 Penn State Laureate David Witwer from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22. Witwer will present “Searching for Jimmy Hoffa: The Disappearance of America’s Most Notorious Labor Leader and Why It Still Matters Today.”
The nonpartisan student voting guide aims to take some of the stress away from student voting by addressing questions about voter registration, mail-in ballots, in-person voting and more. It is part of the chapter’s goal to increase Penn State student voter turnout from 36% to 50% this year.
Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Oct. 9 to 11, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. The few pending results will be validated and uploaded when completed.
In recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Penn State Small Business Development Center is partnering with the Harrisburg LaunchBox to host a free, virtual event, “Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Your Small Business," on Oct. 15.
The Office of Research and Outreach at Penn State Harrisburg will hold Faculty Research Day from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. via Zoom. Ann M. Schlenker, director of the Center for Transportation Research at Argonne National Laboratory, will deliver the keynote address.
Edward Berenson, professor and chair of the history department at New York University, will present a lecture based on his 2019 book, “The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town.” The event will be held via webinar at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. His book is about a rare instance of blood libel in the United States that happened in Massena, New York in 1928 when a child went missing and the local Jews were blamed.
Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Oct. 2 to 4, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. These numbers are evolving as many test results are still pending, which will then be validated and uploaded.
Fission, Penn State Harrisburg's student-edited fall literary journal, is seeking submissions of creative writing and graphic art from all current Penn State students for its 2020 issue. The submission period closes on Friday, Oct. 16 at midnight.
The Penn State Harrisburg Reads program has chosen ‘Everything I Never Told You’ by Celeste Ng as its common text for the 2020-21 academic year. The book explores themes of belonging, academic stress, family relationships, mental health, and racial and gender discrimination.