Harrisburg University

Jun
20

HU concert fills Riverfront Park

        Despite the near constant threat of downpours, more than 3,500 people filled the south end of Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park as the HU Concert Series presented Grammy-nominated band Death Cab for Cutie Wednesday night. The Seattle-based alternative rockers didn’t disappoint, delivering a career-spanning nearly two hour set that left the crowd screaming […]

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Jun
18

HU announces Fall Concert Series

Following a successful run of spring and summer shows, Harrisburg University is thrilled to announce its 2019 Fall Concert Series that will bring national recording artists and more to Harrisburg! The Fall Series kicks off with a Welcome Back Show for students and the community featuring comedian and Saturday Night Live Alum Jay Pharoah at […]

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Jun
13

‘HU may provide roadmap for new vision of higher education,’ and other University news

In a June 12 article, the Editorial Board of PennLive.com/The Patriot-News recognized Harrisburg University’s turnaround and continued success under the leadership of President Dr. Eric Darr. Saying “Harrisburg University may provide a roadmap for the new vision of higher education,” the Editorial Board lauded Dr. Darr for boldly leaving behind the tired academic focus of […]

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Jun
05

Ph.D. Analytics students present research at national statistics conference

Harrisburg University congratulates Ph.D. Analytics students Emily Wefelmeyer and Pranita Patil on a job well done in presenting their research project titled: “Extracting Signal from the Noisy Environment of an Ecosystem” at the Symposium on Data Science and Statistics hosted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) this week in Bellevue, Wash. During the presentation, Emily […]

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Jun
03

HU to host Distinguished Lecture Series in Philadelphia

Various reports, including Pew and the Philadelphia African American Forum, indicate that there are opportunities for entrepreneurial growth in the City of Philadelphia; however, the number of African American owned businesses in Philadelphia is relatively small in comparison with the percentage of African Americans in Philadelphia. Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a  […]

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Jun
03

HU professor, colleagues spotlight earth science discovery in article

Harrisburg University congratulates Earth System Science Professor Dr. Michael Meyer and two colleagues who recently published a scholarly journal article spotlighting an earth science discovery they made in Florida. In the article, published in the earth sciences  journal: Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Meyer, Peter Harries, and Roger Portell highlight the first discovery of a foreign […]

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May
29

HU to welcome back students with comedy show featuring Jay Pharoah

To help kick off the fall semester, Harrisburg University Concert Series will host a Welcome Back Show for students and the community featuring Comedian and Saturday Night Live Alum Jay Pharoah at The Forum in downtown Harrisburg at 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian. The six-season SNL alum is […]

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May
29

Students have fun, earn college credits at HU Summer Exploration Camps

Do you like to fix things, make things, or understand how things work by taking them apart? Wouldn’t it be great great if you could earn college credit while having fun exploring your passion? If you’re in high school, HU’s Summer Exploration Camps are the perfect opportunity to earn college credit and have fun. Each […]

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May
17

Summer internships deliver invaluable hands-on experience

At Harrisburg University, experiential learning is the linchpin of the University’s mission. Our 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, the […]

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May
14

HU’s Advanced Manufacturing program readies students for the digital factory

Manufacturing has advanced well beyond the stage of blast furnaces, belching smokestacks and unskilled labor. Changes in technology, materials, and processes have revolutionized the industry. And Harrisburg University’s Advanced Manufacturing Program helps prepare students for the ever-increasing and ever-changing technological demands of what is being called the “Digital Factory.” That’s just one of the titles […]

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