Pennsylvania

Expert panel to discuss Pennsylvania's election law

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will host a panel discussion on the ongoing debates around Pennsylvania’s election law and potential vulnerabilities and consequences of those vulnerabilities heading into the 2020 presidential election. The discussion will be held from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Sept. 29 via Zoom.

Pollock Center leads new stigma reduction campaign for Opioid Use Disorder

Researchers at Penn State Harrisburg are teaming with the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and state and national non-profit organizations to lead a statewide campaign to reduce the stigma associated with Opioid Use Disorder. The Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research at Penn State Harrisburg is spearheading the effort which aims to change misinformed attitudes surrounding the disorder and alleviate their negative consequences.

Impacts of the coronavirus on economic recovery in Pennsylvania

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on Pennsylvania’s economy, in a way that has no recent historical comparison, with potentially long-lasting effects. Göktuğ Morçöl, Penn State professor of public policy and administration in the School of Public Affairs, discusses Pennsylvania's counties' months-long mitigation and now reopening efforts, in the Insights from Experts series.

Applied clinical psychology students get real-world career counseling experience

A course in career counseling allowed second year master’s students in Penn State Harrisburg’s applied clinical psychology program to conceptualize how the world of work and mental health influence one another. The students worked in pairs over the spring semester to research and produce methods of helping community members seek guidance for their careers.