Harrisburg University

Mar
14

HU-sponsored robotics team advances to world championships

The (In)Formal Logic FTC high school robotics team sponsored by Harrisburg University has advanced from state championship competition in New Jersey to the World Championships in Detroit next month! (In)Formal Logic will compete against 160 teams from around the world April 24-27. The competitions will take place at the Cobo Center and Ford Field.  For […]

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Mar
11

HU professors, students break down video game addiction

It’s no secret, video gaming can be an addictive behavior. Even though many studies have found similarities between video game addiction and other addictive behaviors, there is little-to-no information available to explain the specific origins of addictive gaming behavior.  The spread of computer gaming among adolescents and young adults can result in potential negative impacts […]

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Mar
07

Dauphin County partners with HU to present concert

Harrisburg University is pleased to announce the Dauphin County Commissioners have partnered with the University to present eight-time Grammy Award-nominated Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie in concert in Harrisburg June 19. “This is another example of our partnering with Harrisburg University to help revitalize Harrisburg,’’ said Dauphin County Commissioner Chairman Jeff Haste. “It […]

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Feb
26

Gov. Wolf awards NuPaths Pre-Apprenticeship, Industry Partnership grants following year of growth

NuPaths, an alternative education company co-founded by Harrisburg University to prepare students for well-paying, in-demand, entry level roles in Information Technology (IT), has been awarded several state grants by Gov. Tom Wolf to support its innovative IT workforce development programs. Launched in 2018, NuPaths is a 6-month college alternative for recent high school graduates, veterans, […]

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Feb
25

Students gain valuable experience during HU Career Week

HU’s first annual Career Week concluded last week with students participating in the CPEC Job & Internship Fair in Camp Hill. Nearly 50 HU students attended the fair. And the University was delighted to hear from employers and other career services staff from other schools regarding the number of HU students that attended as well […]

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Feb
25

Data-driven environmental management: HU digital dashboard to help protect Susquehanna River Basin

Streamlined access to data makes forecasting, monitoring, and timely action much easier for any organization. Whether in business, education, and even environmental protection, quick access to data can mean the difference between achieving and not achieving a centralized goal. For the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC), data is key to the commission’s core mission, which […]

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Feb
22

Students team with professors to advance aquaponics

Even though it has existed for centuries, aquaponics, or the combination of raising fish and growing plants together in water, has only in recent years grown in popularity as society continues to move toward more locally produced food and vegetation. In aquaponics, fish waste provides an organic food source for plants, and plants naturally filter […]

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Feb
21

Students find inspiration at STEM Girls on the Hill event

The STEM Girls on the Hill event took place at HU and the State Capitol Tuesday. Sponsored by STEM-UP Network, the PA Million Women Mentors, and state Rep. Patty Kim, the event brings female high school students in central Pennsylvania together with legislators in Harrisburg for a day of awareness building, advocacy, and mentoring to begin the […]

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Feb
14

Harrisburg University announces major eSports milestone for Pennsylvania

The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) selects Harrisburg University as location for 2019 Convention Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) has been selected out of more than 100 applicants as the official site of the 2019 NACE Conference. The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) joined Harrisburg University for the announcement in a […]

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Feb
08

HU, Comcast partnership connects collegiate gamers from coast to coast

A partnership between Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts and Comcast Corp. has created the best-in-class facility for competitive, organized video gaming or “esports.” Esports is a growing global phenomenon, which generated $906 million in revenue and engaged 389 million viewers worldwide in 2018. Harrisburg University established its […]

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