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Apr
19

Temple Grandin presents ‘Autism and the Scientific World’ to sold out Forum

Harrisburg University and Computer Aid Inc. presented Dr. Temple Grandin at The Forum Auditorium in downtown Harrisburg the evening of April 18. Dr. Grandin, who was inarticulate until the age of 4, presented “Autism and the Scientific World” to a sold-out Forum auditorium. Dr. Grandin, a professor at Colorado State University, is one of the […]

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Apr
18

Professors, students to launch HU Student Life App

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a mobile app that gave HU students and staff a direct line to student services and other campus resources right at their fingertips? And what if the same app allowed students to weigh in on the quality of student life, giving staff valuable information they need to help […]

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Apr
17

Student innovation on display at research symposium

The 2nd Annual Harrisburg Research Poster Symposium Exhibit highlighting research, innovation and creativity of our students is on display today! The symposium is taking place on the first floor of the academic center until 4 p.m. Ever wonder if altitude affects blood pressure? Want to learn about a stress relief virtual reality experience? These are […]

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Apr
16

HU Student Union center to open for fall semester

Harrisburg University’s new, $2 million Student Union center, located on the arcade level of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, will be open for the fall 2019 semester. Construction of the student union center, currently underway, marks the second collaborative project between the Whitaker Center and the University. The first project was completed […]

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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. […]

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Apr
09

HU Storm wins Midwest Campus Clash Championship

    Harrisburg University sends a huge congratulations out to our  HU Storm League of Legends eSports team for beating the two top-ranked teams in the U.S. to take home the Championship Crown at the Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo at Columbia College last weekend! The Storm beat Marywood College and Columbia College to […]

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Apr
08

Harrisburg University Selects HHM as Hotel Partner 

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology today announced that it has selected HHM as its hospitality partner for an upscale, 197-room boutique hotel that will be housed within its new mixed-use campus tower project in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “We are thrilled to partner with HHM on this significant new project. They bring hospitality experience, energy and […]

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Apr
04

Breakthroughs: HU professors team with students to transform cell growth, drug testing

Drug development is a long and expensive undertaking that involves an intensive screening of a target drug, followed by clinical trials. These in-vitro (outside of a living organism) cell growth tests involve the development of two-dimensional cells on plastic surfaces that are not truly representative of actual body conditions, thereby leading to high failure rates […]

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Apr
03

HU Center for E3 presents ‘The New Economics of Solar Power’

The Center for Environment, Energy, and Economy (E3) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has added another special event to its Distinguished Lecture Series on Climate Disruption and Sustainable Development. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, R. Brent Alderfer, President, Community Energy, Inc., will discuss “The New Economics of Solar Power”  from 11:30AM-1:00PM at Harrisburg […]

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Apr
02

HU Storm takes first place in state collegiate League of Legends and Overwatch Tournament

  First Annual Collegiate State Championship Crowns Harrisburg University and Drexel University PA Cup Tournament Champions For the first time in collegiate esports, Pennsylvania crowned the top varsity or club esports teams in League of Legends, Overwatch and Hearthstone. This weekend,  more than 30 teams from colleges and universities across Pennsylvania participated in the first […]

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