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Apr
30

HU professor weighs in on virtual fieldwork

HU Professor Christine Proctor’s Ecosystem Restoration class normally spends half of the semester conducting fieldwork. But during this time of social distancing, those field trips had to be canceled. That doesn’t mean that the fieldwork went away, however. With the help of Professors Michael Meyer and Albert Sarvis, Proctor was able to bring the field […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Feb
05

HU research gives blue iguanas a fighting chance

A team of Harrisburg University professors and students have embarked on a unique research journey that involves the use of drones and imaging technology to help save an endangered iguana species found more than 1,500 miles away from Pennsylvania. The Blue Iguana, who call the Cayman Islands home, is a rock iguana that has suffered […]

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Nov
13

HU announces Presidential Research Grant recipients

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 another record number of proposals, Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr awarded the grants to help continue or launch new projects during […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Jul
09

Gov. Wolf promotes STEM at HU

On Monday morning, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf visited Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, where he stopped by an HU Summer Exploration Camp and discussed the importance of investing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The university served as the backdrop for the governor as he promoted his PAsmart initiative, an effort Wolf […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Apr
15

Breakthroughs: HU professors, students to advance VR experiences

A number of factors have made it easier to create a truly immersive virtual reality field experience in recent years. Chief among them is advanced camera technology that has made large megapixel, high resolution imagery production easier and more affordable. These cameras also offer 3D and 360-degree options, with built-in, or software-supported, image manipulation features. […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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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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Summer Camps 2019 – Off-site Camps

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019 SUMMER CAMPS IS NOW AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Coding Academy Computers are electronic systems which simply execute and follow very specific sets of instructions. We call these sets: computer programs. In this camp, we scratch the surface of programming in C++ which is a mid-to-high-level programming language. C++ is a […]

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Summer Camps 2019 – Harrisburg Campus

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019 SUMMER CAMPS IS NOW AVAILABLE!CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Lego® Robotics I: Your own Robotic Manufacturing Company In this camp, you will organize your own Robotic Manufacturing Company. Your company will have a designing, engineering, building and programming department. The LEGO robotics kit will provide us with the blueprints, sensors and parts […]

By Jeffrey Hoffman |
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Dec
13

The Animal Welfare Institute Recognizes HU Professor’s Research

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) announced that a Harrisburg University of Science and Technology professor is one of seven recipients of its Christine Stevens Wildlife Award who are developing innovative, less intrusive wildlife study techniques and more humane methods of resolving conflicts between wild animals and humans. Christine Proctor of Harrisburg University of Science and […]

By Steven Infanti | University News
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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 […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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