Scheduled to be held Dec. 11–13 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, the 25th annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference will bring together experts in industry and academia to discuss some of the most important issues in transportation.
Registration is open for Penn State Addiction Center for Translation’s fifth annual Penn State Addiction Symposium. This symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 at Junker Auditorium, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Baseball is an American tradition, with origins that date back to before the American Civil War. As the Washington Nationals celebrate a historic World Series win, a group of speakers at a recent Penn State Harrisburg symposium, titled "Athletes in Action: A Symposium About Diversity in Early American Baseball and Nittany Lion Lettermen's Contributes to the Great War," discussed how the history of baseball is deeply entwined in the history of America.
University officials recently joined with Pollock Foundation representatives and state and local officials to dedicate the Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research at Penn State Harrisburg.
Fifty-five undergraduate students from across the country have arrived at Penn State to take part in the first-ever Drawdown Scholars Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Dubbed Drawdown Scholars, the students will spend eight weeks embedded in research programs across the University, with the aim of investigating positive solutions-orientated paths to take action on climate change.
Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.
Penn State Harrisburg will host Diane Ravitch, New York Times-bestselling author of “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools,” to discuss her book and issues related to the privatization of public schools, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Student Enrichment Center Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre.