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National Biomechanics Day puts learning in motion

Local high school students participated in demonstrations and gained hands-on experience in the kinesiology and biomechanics laboratories at Penn State Harrisburg during National Biomechanics Day.


Annual Capstone Design Conference to showcase student innovation and creativity

Penn State Harrisburg senior engineering students showcase their capstone projects at the annual Capstone Design Conference.

Dr. Madlyn Hanes

Dr. Madlyn Hanes to deliver spring 2018 commencement address

Madlyn Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor at Penn State.

Penn State Harrisburg MBA student takes first place in sales competition

With 37 other business students competing from across the northeastern United States, Irenitemi Famadewa, an MBA student in the School of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg, took the top position in the third annual Bloomsburg University BU/UPS Sales Competition in March.

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.

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).

prison bars

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.

Steven Johnson

Heard on Campus: Popular science author and media theorist Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson was the third speaker in the PNC Thought Leaders Speakers Series at Penn State Harrisburg.

Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Students stand with homeowners outside a Houston residence damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Penn State students spend break renovating Texas homes damaged by hurricane

More than 100 students from six Penn State campuses spent spring break in Texas, cleaning out homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. "It's easy to repair a house," one said. "It's not as easy to put a home back together."