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Nov
08

Professor, student present research at leading e-learning conference

Interactive Media Major Emili Ochoa and Dr. Sa Liu gave a presentation at the E-learn 2019 world conference in New Orleans this week. The event, which took place from Tuesday to Thursday this week, featured more than 600 participants from more than 40 countries. E-Learn is one of the leading international e-learning conferences and gathering […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Nov
07

HU celebrates International Games Week

International Games Week (Nov. 3-9) is upon us, and it is a way to bring the community together through their local libraries. Completely volunteer run, participating libraries organize different types of play events during the week. At HU, Librarian David Runyon has created a list of events and has placed flyers throughout campus that contain […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Nov
07

HU designs United Way game to raise poverty awareness

Harrisburg University has partnered with the United Way of Pennsylvania to develop an online game that raises poverty awareness. Found on the United Way of Pennsylvania’s website, ALICE, which stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained Employed people and families, the game gives players  insight into the daily life of someone who is at or above […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Nov
04

HU alum, assistant controller named among Harrisburg’s 20 in Their 20s

Harrisburg University alum Tyler Ross and HU assistant controller Dana Della Loggia have been recognized among Harrisburg’s 20 in Their 20s by Harrisburg Young Professionals and The Burg News. The inaugural year for 20 in Their 20s, which recognizes Harrisburg’s most inspiring 20-somethings, a celebration event will take place at the Scottish Rite Cathedral Nov. […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
30

World’s largest computing society announces HU professor among its 2019 distinguished members

Meikang Qiu of Harrisburg University has been selected as a 2019 Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery. ACM,  The professor of computer and information science is one of  62 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field. All 2019 inductees are longstanding ACM members and were selected by their peers for a range of […]

By Steven Infanti | University News
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Oct
28

HU to launch Quantum Info. Science Program

Quantum computing is poised to flip the computing world upside down as quantum properties increasingly are used to build new computers and other communication equipment. Perhaps you heard of a little company by the name of Google, which recently said its quantum computer needed only a few minutes to perform a task that would take […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
22

HU Presents The Revivalists live at The Forum

Harrisburg University will welcome the New Orleans-based chart-topping rock band The Revivalists, renowned for their live firepower, soulful alt-rock anthems, and their distinct mix of many of the classic styles of American music, to Harrisburg’s Forum Auditorium at 8 p.m. March 4. The 8-piece ensemble of pedal steel guitar, unique two-drummer set-up, horns, and more is […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
17

HU eSports facility design wins award

Harrisburg-based Murray Associates Architects recently received an Outstanding Project Award for excellence in educational facility design in the fall 2019 edition of Learning By Design magazine for its design of Harrisburg University’s eSports training facility. The Harrisburg University eSports Training Arena, home to the HU Storm,  has been recognized by Learning By Design magazine for its […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
17

HU named U.S. STEM University of the Year for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has been named U.S. STEM University of the Year by Corporate LiveWire Magazine. The university was nominated by readers via the magazine’s Healthcare & Life Sciences Awards program. An independent panel of judges chose HU for its global reach and its innovation in the […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Oct
17

HU holds 6th annual Financial Literacy Contest

To help boost financial literacy education, Harrisburg University, in partnership with Harrisburg School District, is holding its sixth annual Financial Literacy Contest: “What Does Financial Literacy Mean to Me?” for middle school and high school students across the state. To participate, students in grades 7-12 are asked to submit either a two-minute video, essay, or […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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