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Mar
31

News magazine showcases HU research, concert series economic impact

There’s always newsworthy research, events, and developments underway at Harrisburg University. And in two recent articles, The Burg news showcased a significant research project at the university and the boost our concert series is having on the local economy. In the article, Research on a Roll: HU, Bodhana Group team up to explore tabletop games as […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
30

Learning app research continues despite social distancing

A team of Harrisburg University professors and students have managed to see their mobile learning research through to its final stages despite the social distancing mandate that has kept the group apart in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. To adjust, the team, which is developing a mobile game to help determine how individual backgrounds […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
27

How to help students in need of support amid COVID-19 closure

Given the COVID-19 situation, Harrisburg University may have students who need additional support, whether it is academic, mental health or assistance in meeting basic needs. Instead of emailing, calling or texting individual staff members, please refer students to Student Services for help through the HU CAREs portal on this Sharepoint Site. Referring students through this […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
25

HU Welcomes Quantum Experts for e-Meetup

On Monday evening, March 30, 2020, Harrisburg University will host two experts in leading-edge methods for controlling quantum computers. Niels Bultink (CEO) and Jules van Oven (CTO) of Qblox, based in the Netherlands, will present the complex technologies underlying their Qblox control unit, which controls the qubits inside a quantum computer. The presentation will be […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
24

2020 Commencement Postponed

As citizens around the globe manage the disruptions caused by the current pandemic, Harrisburg University is proud of the perseverance and resilience showed by our students, faculty, and staff.  In order to continue doing our part to protect the health and well-being of our campus community, and to provide graduating students and their families as […]

By Steven Infanti | Uncategorized
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Mar
24

Internships continue amid COVID-19 closure

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted life as we know it, but Harrisburg University has adjusted and students still are getting the best in STEM education here at HU. Hands-on experience is a crucial piece of the HU education puzzle. That’s why internships are mandatory for students. That hasn’t changed due to the COVID-19 outbreak that […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
23

HU partners with food bank to make sure students get meals amid COVID-19 closure

Harrisburg University has partnered with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to make sure students living in dorms during the COVID-19 campus closure get the meals they need throughout the remainder of the spring semester. Brian Humphrey, HU Manager of University and Community Partnerships, helped secure a truckload of food donated from the food bank Monday. […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
23

Career services goes virtual to continue serving students, employers

The Office of Career Services has remained open during the coronavirus crisis, serving the career needs of undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni. Moving to a virtual setting has not hindered the ability to work with the HU community for Jeff Kayer and Kristin DiMatteo, Harrisburg University’s Employer Relations & Career Development Coordinators. […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
20

Student Services shine during COVID-19 closure

Harrisburg University’s faculty and staff continue to shine as the university manages a full conversion to online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced the closure of the university’s Harrisburg campus and Philadelphia location. Not all of our students were able to return home during the closure. Roughly 150 students have decided to remain […]

By Eric Veronikis | Uncategorized
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Mar
20

COVID-19 Update: Staffing Changes to Comply with PA Governor’s Proclamation

As COVID-19 continues to spread, Harrisburg University is taking the action to further limit personal contact consistent with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Proclamation by requiring all employees, who are not directly involved in the life-support of our approximately 155 students who remain in University-affiliated housing, to work from home. Harrisburg University will no longer staff student-facing […]

By Steven Infanti | Uncategorized
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