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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.
Shoe painting

Bye to showcase oil painting exhibit in New York City

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

Chorney recognized for commitment to diversity and inclusion in technology

Michael Chorney, professor of biology in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, has received the Technology Council of Central PA’s (TCCP) Inclusive Competitiveness in Technology Award, presented at the inaugural Women in Tech event this summer.

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.
Dr. Hengameh Hosseini

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.

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.

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.

Passion for chemistry education has guided Eberlein’s volunteer efforts

About 14,000 top high school chemistry students participate in the local level of the Chemistry Olympiad every year. Of those, 900 advance to the national level test. Twenty are selected to spend two rigorous weeks at a study camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado. And four of those top students are chosen to compete internationally. In 2006, one of them was Mike Blaisse, and he credits Penn State Harrisburg Associate Professor of Chemistry Tom Eberlein with helping him get there.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.

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