Penn State University Libraries invites Penn State students, faculty and staff to submit original short stories or poetry centered on the theme “Written in the Stars” to the spring short stories writing contest, accepting submissions from Feb. 24 to April 4.
The Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies at Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Yiddish folk artist Susan Leviton, who will present “Af A Shpatsir: A Klezmer Strolls Around the World,” on March 1 at noon in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre on campus.
A team of Penn State Harrisburg researchers has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships and mentoring support for 30 academically talented students with financial need to help them graduate with a degree and be successfully prepared for a career in a STEM field.
Four Penn State Harrisburg students — Christopher Palm, Matt Rice, Heather Witherow and Garrett Baronner — head to University Park Feb. 18 to 20 to represent the college and dance at THON, Penn State’s annual 46-hour dance marathon to raise money for cancer research and support for children with cancer. This year marks the 50th anniversary of THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy.
Penn State Harrisburg’s Diversity and Educational Equity Committee will present ‘A Conversation with Sha’Carri Richardson’ on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre in the Student Enrichment Center on campus.
For David Witwer, American studies professor at Penn State Harrisburg, a key takeaway for students studying history is understanding how parts of history are selected and chosen to be remembered while other parts are left to be forgotten. One way he does this is through hands-on experience.
With a $50,000 gift, Terry Davis and his wife, Marsha, have created the Terry L. Davis Criminal Justice Scholarship, the first endowed undergraduate scholarship for students studying criminal justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg.
Twenty student teams using AI for good in the fields of health, environment, education and humanitarianism will compete for a pool of $50,000 by creating solutions to real-world problems during the 2022 Nittany AI Challenge.