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Criminal Justice, Policy, and Intelligence Career Expo

Criminal Justice, Policy, and Intelligence Career Expo

Interested in crime, law, or policy? Network with Federal, State, and Local agencies for internships, jobs, or career information! Talk with graduate programs! Come speak with the listed agencies as well as many more!

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We Want You To Be A Research Assistant

We Want You To Be A Research Assistant

The Department of Sociology & Criminology is seeking more student research assistants!

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Why is Germany Not Embracing the Humboldtian University?

Why is Germany Not Embracing the Humboldtian University?

Department of Sociology faculty member David Baker, and three other academics say, the focus on conducting research in independent institutes is holding the country back.

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CJRC Research Opportunities

CJRC Research Opportunities

Check out our exciting new research opportunities!

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Spring 2020 - Virtual Graduation Reception

Spring 2020 - Virtual Graduation Reception

Congratulations once again to all our 2020 Graduates! In case you missed the reception, or want to view it again we've uploaded it to YouTube! The link is included, enjoy!

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2020 Awardees for the Paterno Fellows Best Thesis Competition

2020 Awardees for the Paterno Fellows Best Thesis Competition

Congratulations to this year's Paterno Fellows Best Thesis winner's! Our own Erin Doolin was a winner, and we wish her the very best!

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New Project to Track Post-Prison Trajectories of Men Living with Addiction

New Project to Track Post-Prison Trajectories of Men Living with Addiction

Study will track the post-prison paths of men with substance use disorders to better highlight the changes needed within and outside the prison system.

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Liberal Arts Students Learn About Criminal Justice System in the Netherlands

Liberal Arts Students Learn About Criminal Justice System in the Netherlands

The College of the Liberal Arts offers many embedded courses to Penn State students. Embedded courses are semester-long classes that include an optional short-term international experience related to the course content.

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Liberal Arts Alumna Hooks Deal on 'Shark Tank,' Accepts $600,000 Investment

Liberal Arts Alumna Hooks Deal on 'Shark Tank,' Accepts $600,000 Investment

Penn State alumna Jamie Ratner appeared on the popular ABC television show Shark Tank on April 7 and secured a deal with Kevin O’Leary. Ratner and her husband, Brian, founded CertifiKID, a Potomac, Maryland-based deal website focused on kids’ activities and family entertainment.

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