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Annual Capstone Design Conference to showcase student innovation and creativity

Senior engineering students at Penn State Harrisburg to showcase innovative and creative projects at the college’s annual Capstone Design Conference on Friday, May 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus.

Penn State Harrisburg to host two discussions on the opioid epidemic

Penn State Harrisburg faculty are dedicated to understanding this crisis and combating addiction in the state. To that end, the college will host two discussions related to the current opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania.

School of Public Affairs to host Civic Education and Leadership event

The Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs will host a Civic Education and Leadership event on Jan. 31 in the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.
Mae Jemison

Penn State Harrisburg to welcome speaker Dr. Mae Jemison Jan. 25

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician and educator Dr. Mae Jemison at 6 p.m. on Jan. 25 in the Student Enrichment Center Theatre on campus.
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Penn State Harrisburg to host South Central PA Robotics Competition Nov. 11

Penn State Harrisburg will host the seventh annual South Central PA Robotics Competition on Nov. 11. The event is designed to strengthen relationships between the region’s students and educators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and includes middle school, high school and college-level students.
John Urschel

John Urschel to visit Penn State Harrisburg

John Urschel, former Penn State football player, will visit Penn State Harrisburg on Nov. 8 to share his journey of where a love of math has taken him and where it can take students. He will explain how math extends far beyond the confines of the classroom and into everyday life.
Wenhong Luo

Luo to present on China’s art underworlds

Wenhong Luo, a visiting scholar in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “Studying China’s Art Underworlds” on Nov. 7, at noon in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

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.

Spector to discuss ethical imagination and the dark side of Nazi imagination

As part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, Hannah Spector, assistant professor of education in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, will present "Cultivating the Ethical Imagination: Perspectives from Three Jewish Intellectuals," from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in C213 Olmsted Building.

Witwer and Rios to discuss labor racketeering in 1950s New York City

David Witwer, professor of American studies and history, and Catherine Rios, associate professor of communications and humanities, from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “A Murder in the Garment District: Labor Racketeering 101" on Sept. 27.