Harrisburg University

Oct
10

HU river basin project to be displayed at AI World Conference

An abstract/poster presentation titled, Analyzing and Monitoring the Effect of Precipitation on Susquehanna River Basin using a Dashboard and Machine Learning Approaches: A Pilot Study, has been accepted for display at the prestigious AI World Conference & Expo at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston Oct. 23-25. The abstract and poster highlight the university’s […]

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Oct
08

Faculty Spotlight: Meet Dr. Tamara Peyton, “The Idea Genie”

Harrisburg University prides itself on providing a higher education to groups historically underrepresented in the science and technology fields. It’s a mission that spoke to HU Professor Dr. Tamara Peyton. In fact, it’s what prompted her to turn down several other teaching offers at larger colleges to join the faculty of HU more than three […]

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Oct
04

HU to receive Game Changers Business of the Year Award

Harrisburg University has been named a Business of the Year winner via Central Penn Business Journal’s Game Changers Awards! HU was a winner in the 75+ employees category! Winners were judged and scored by Central Penn Business Journal’s editors for their professional achievement, community engagement, and commitment to the growth of the Central PA region. […]

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Oct
02

HU kicks off Cyber Security Awareness Month with security summits

With National Cyber Security Awareness Month upon us, Harrisburg University’s Government Technology Institute is hosting two timely cyber/information security summits on campus. Today, the GTI is co-hosting the BSides Conference. The BSides Conference is an information security event that focuses on the BSides framework that has created a global identity of community-driven security individuals working […]

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Oct
01

HU president to receive Catalyst Award

Harrisburg University President, Dr. Eric Darr, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & Capital Region Economic Development Corp.’s Catalyst Award. The chamber today announced the eight visionary leaders and businesses to be honored for creating positive change in the Harrisburg region at its annual Catalyst Awards celebration the evening of […]

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Oct
01

HU-created video game to hit market this year

A video game several Harrisburg University students spent months developing with the university’s game developer in residence will be available for purchase on phones and tablets this winter. The game, “Castle Dice,” is based on a popular board game of the same name. It is a game where players have been ordered by the king […]

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Sep
27

HU professor honored at Major League Baseball game

HU Analytics Professor, Dr. Doaa Taha, was among a small group of American civic & business leaders of Arab descent recognized at the Washington Nationals Park Stadium just before their game vs.the Philadelphia Phillies during American Arab Heritage Night at the ballpark Thursday evening. Taha was honored in her capacity as the founding Chair of […]

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Sep
25

HU prof.’s startup raises $2.3M in seed funding

A startup company co-founded by Harrisburg University Professor Dr. Farooq Anjum has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. The company, GroGuru, a San Diego-based startup that enables farmers to increase crop yield, has been backed by The Yield Lab, Longley Capital, Mentors Fund, the San Diego Angel Conference, Right Side Capital, and other angel investors. […]

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Sep
18

HU unveils Student Union Center

  Harrisburg University held a special ribbon cutting ceremony as the university unveiled its Student Union Center at 3 p.m. Friday. Located on the arcade level of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, the $2 million completed project marks the second collaboration between the Whitaker Center and HU. The first project was completed […]

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Sep
17

HU welcomes acclaimed acoustic rock duo to Harrisburg

“An absolute master class in pushing an acoustic guitar to its limits.” – Rockpit, Australia (Perth 2018)  Harrisburg University Presents is pleased to announce the addition of another exciting show to our fall concert series lineup as we welcome internationally acclaimed Mexican acoustic rock duo Rodrigo y Gabriela to the Forum Auditorium in downtown Harrisburg […]

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