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Graduate School Open House February 13

Penn State Harrisburg will hold a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, February 13 at 6 p.m. in the college library.
Norfolk Southern Railroad locomotive

Faculty research on railway security leads to new book

Richard Young, professor of supply chain management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, collaborated with Jeremy Plant, professor emeritus of public policy in the college’s School of Public Affairs, and retired Lt. Col. Gary Gordon, adjunct professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on a book titled "Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters," which provides an overview and assessment of the risks facing railways and rail networks.

Kim to discuss university technology transfer

Younhee Kim, associate professor of public administration in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, will present “The relative productivity of university technology transfer,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Penn State Harrisburg to host graduate programs online open houses

Penn State Harrisburg will highlight four of its more than 30 graduate programs during a series of online open houses in November. Virtual attendees will receive an application fee waiver.

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.

Penn State Harrisburg to present 9/11 panel discussion

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will present a panel discussion titled “How Homeland Security Evolved and Where We Are Now” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Hosseini to travel to Kazakhstan as Fulbright Specialist

Hengameh Hosseini, assistant professor of health care administration in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs, has been named a Fulbright Specialist. She will travel to Semey, Kazakhstan during the 2017-18 academic year.

Douds and Ahlin book examines correctional policies

Anne Douds, lecturer in criminal justice, and Eileen Ahlin, assistant professor of criminal justice, both at Penn State Harrisburg, have recently had their book, “Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies: Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices,” published by Lexington Books.
Kaitlyn Rhubright

Rhubright presents at undergraduate research day at the Capitol

Kaitlyn Rhubright, an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice and psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, was one of just 11 Penn State students selected to present their research to Pennsylvania legislators at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 25.

School of Public Affairs students inducted into health administration honor society

Fourteen students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs were recently inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Academic Honor Society, an honor society recognizing students’ academic achievement in health administration.

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