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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
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 […]

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Jan
24

Esports legend joins HU Storm’s all-star coaching staff

“Xpecial” brings nearly 10 years of experience to collegiate esports coaching position at HU Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) is doubling down after a recent 4th place national ranking and has hired former professional player Alex “Xpecial” Chu to coach its League of Legends team. Chu joins Giuseppe “Joemeister” Gramano (Overwatch) and Chad […]

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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 […]

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Jan
24

Experience gives HU students competitive edge

At Harrisburg University, experiential learning lies at the heart of the University’s mission. Harrisburg University students complete internships with partner companies like Microsoft, Google, and Deloitte, to name a few, giving them real-world experience that makes all the difference when they enter the workforce. By requiring every student to complete a 135-hour internship and senior project, […]

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Jan
15

HU welcomes first class to RN-to-BSN program

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce enrollment of its first class of RN-BSN participants in the University’s Online Bachelor Degree Program in Nursing, beginning spring 2019. The enrollment of the inaugural class of 22 nurses marks the University’s first step toward satisfying the nursing accreditation process with the Commission on Collegiate […]

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Jan
15

HU-sponsored high school robotics team heads to state championship

Congratulations and good luck to the (In)Formal Logic FTC Robotics Team as its heads to the Pennsylvania State Championships for the fourth year in a row. HU again is proud to have been a major sponsor of the team this season! The team competed in Oxford, Pa. against teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and […]

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Jan
09

Is there an app for that? HU professors, students to study how millennials’ smart phone photos affect their lives

At restaurants, work, home, school, and in nearly any other environment, people hover over cell phones these days. There’s no denying that the nature of daily life has shifted to a mobile context. We use cell phones to listen to music, stay up on the news, and, of course, stay in touch with each other. […]

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Dec
20

Supercomputer expands HU computational horizon

Supercomputers are the geniuses of the computing world. They’re the fastest, most powerful machines around, playing a vitally important role in the field of computational science. They are used for a wide range of computationally intensive tasks in various fields, including quantum mechanics, weather forecasting, climate research, oil and gas exploration, molecular modeling, and much […]

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Dec
18

Professor to present papers, chair panel at spring conferences

Congratulations to Dr. Tamara Peyton, Social Computing and HCI professor, who will be busy presenting papers at several conferences and chairing a panel during a computer science education event this spring. Below are the papers and conferences Dr. Peyton will be featured at during the spring semester: In March, Dr. Peyton will present the following […]

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