Search Result: Presidential Research Grant

Nov
05

HU fuels innovation with Presidential Research Grants

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has announced the recipients of this year’s Presidential Research Grants – funding awarded annually to professors who partner with and engage students in ground-breaking research projects. After receiving a record number of proposals, Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr awarded the grants to help continue or launch new projects during […]

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Dec
18

Harrisburg University awards Presidential Research Grants

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has announced the recipients of this year’s Presidential Research Grants, funding awarded annually to professors who partner with and engage students in ground-breaking research projects. Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr awarded a total of $114,000 to help continue, or launch new projects in 2018. The […]

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Mar
18

Breakthroughs: HU research team traces lost Harrisburg community and beyond 

Dramatic changes occurred in Harrisburg during what is called the City Beautiful Movement, including the expansion of the city’s capitol complex in the early 20th Century. The expansion forced many immigrants, minorities, and lower-income citizens who lived behind the capitol, in the city’s Old 8th Ward, to move elsewhere in Harrisburg and beyond. More than […]

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Feb
07

‘It’s (far from) alive!’ research breathes new life into fossil studies

The study of fossils is hard – literally. ‘Hard-bodied’ tissue samples, such as shells and bones, are the most common fossils scientists work with simply because that is what is more readily available to them. But exceptionally preserved fossil materials, or ‘soft-bodied’ fossils like eyes, digestive tracts, and skin provide the only real opportunity to […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Jan
24

HU research team aims to understand characteristic influence on mobile learning

Research suggests that socioeconomic status, age, gender, race, ethnicity, and other characteristics influences how we learn and solve problems. Mobile devices also play an important role in how we learn and solve problems today, yet there is little research that shows how backgrounds affect how students use mobile devices to learn and solve problems. As […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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May
01

HU research gives polluted watershed new lease on life

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s culture of inquiry has transformed the University into one of Pennsylvania’s premier Science and Technology research institutions. Our professors have teamed with students on research that is poised to save animals, clean up polluted waterways, transform skin-graft surgeries, and revolutionize the capability of internet data. But that’s just four […]

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Apr
12

Breakthroughs: HU research poised to change the world

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s culture of inquiry has transformed the University into one of Pennsylvania’s premier Science and Technology research institutions. Our professors have teamed with students on research that is poised to save animals, clean up polluted waterways, transform skin-graft surgeries, and revolutionize the capability of internet data. But that’s just four Harrisburg […]

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Mar
07

3D printed skin graft research at HU garners national attention

Perhaps nothing embodies Harrisburg University’s entrepreneurial spirit more than the ground-breaking research the University’s professors engage students in on and off campus. From assessing population trends to help save endangered animals from extinction, to developing innovative teaching tools and conducting studies to help clean up polluted waterways, at HU research is a priority that gives […]

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Master of Science in Biotechnology | Graduate Research

In 2013, a personal care product company awarded Professor Pattarkine $47,400 to research herbal oil-based antimicrobial nanoparticles. The research, which employed an undergraduate student, identified an improved alternative to the antimicrobial agent used by the company. In 2016, Pattarkine received two Presidential Research grants from HU. One of the grants has funded a ‘Development of […]

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HU Scholarships & Grants

  HU: A Great University Education at the Best Price Sticker shock – that’s what families have when they discover the cost of a private university education. And, that’s exactly why you need to check out Harrisburg University. In a recent report “Private Colleges Where Students Win the Most Scholarship Money,” HU came out #1 […]

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