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Integrative Studies Seed Grants awarded to faculty across University

The Office for General Education has announced this year’s seed grants to support the development of Integrative Studies courses. The awarded proposals are representative of a wide range of academic disciplines, and include proposals from faculty at Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth.

Register for Maymester 2018 at Penn State Harrisburg

Students have the option for taking summer courses as easily as 1-2-3 -- one course, two weeks, three credits.
Commencement

Prepare for the spring 2018 commencement ceremony

The Penn State Harrisburg spring 2018 ceremony will take place Saturday, May 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Provost Nick Jones shares message to graduate students ahead of election

Voting begins this week for the election to determine if Penn State graduate students want to unionize.

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Researchers discuss book on correctional policies and criminal justice reform

Penn State Harrisburg researchers Anne Douds, lecturer in criminal justice, and Eileen Ahlin, assistant professor of criminal justice, discuss their recently published book, “Rethinking America’s Correctional Policies: Commonsense Choices from Uncommon Voices.”
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Douds and Ahlin discuss their book on correctional policies and criminal justice reform

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

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Douds and Ahlin discuss their book on correctional policies and criminal justice reform

The book looks at first-person inmate accounts of their experiences within the correctional system, as well as what policies  work to promote the rehabilitative and restorative models of justice adopted by policymakers.

Brain Synapses and messages

'It works' vs. 'You can do it': How influence of power affects health decisions

Through her research, Meng-Hua Hsieh, assistant professor of marketing in the School of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg, is examining the influence of power on health decisions.

FAQs now available from Town Hall on graduate student unionization

To continue to provide students with accurate information, answers to commonly asked questions submitted during a recent Town Hall on graduate student unionization are now available online. Penn State Provost Nick Jones and Dean of the Graduate School Regina Vasilatos-Younken hosted the event to answer questions on potential unionization and the upcoming election, which will take place over six days in April at various campus locations.

Graduate student union election dates and locations announced

The dates, times and locations for the Penn State graduate student union election have been released by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board. All eligible graduate students are encouraged to educate themselves on this topic and vote in the election, which will take place over six days in April at Penn State University Park, Harrisburg and the College of Medicine in Hershey.

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