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Wenhong Luo

Luo to present on China’s art underworlds

Wenhong Luo, a visiting scholar in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, is an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum (YNM) in Kunming, China, where her primary responsibilities include conducting ethnic material culture research, producing ethnic art exhibits, and coordinating international cooperation.

Shoe painting

Bye to showcase oil painting exhibit in New York City

Jeff Bye, a lecturer in art in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will exhibit ten oil paintings at the Steven Amedee Gallery in New York City from Nov. 2 to Jan. 1.
Shoe painting

Bye to showcase oil painting exhibit in New York City

"Shoe," by Jeff Bye, depicts a cobbler’s shop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 

Death of a Salesman

Join us for Penn State Harrisburg's play, Death of a Salesman, winner of the 1949 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize. The play runs on Oct. 26, 27, and 28 at the SEC Theatre.
Ancient Days 1794

Eisenman to discuss William Blake and the ‘60s Counterculture

Dr. Stephen F. Eisenman will present “The Doors of Perception: William Blake and the ‘60s Counterculture” on Tuesday, October 31 at 7 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
David Armstrong

Author David Armstrong to present reading

Author David Armstrong will be presenting a reading on Tuesday, October 3 at 4:45 p.m. in the Auditorium (C213) in the Olmsted Building on campus.

Penn State Harrisburg hosts visiting scholars

Penn State Harrisburg’s Schools of Humanities, Public Affairs, and Science, Engineering, and Technology will host visiting scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

Hirt, Murphy earn gold prize in Book of the Year Awards

Jen Hirt, assistant professor of creative writing and composition in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, received a gold prize in the anthology category of the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards competition.

First graduates praise integrated American studies program

The integrated undergraduate/graduate degree program (IUG) in American studies, introduced by the School of Humanities in 2011, offers students the opportunity to complete an accelerated master’s degree in addition to a bachelor’s degree in American studies in five years.

Penn State Harrisburg students win writing awards

Samantha Bixler, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, a first-year student enrolled at Penn State Harrisburg, has received two prestigious awards for her writing.