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  • K'NEX®, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Allegheny Intermediate Unit To Host PA's First State-Wide STEM Design Challenge at HU
    K'NEX Education®, America's STEM Building Solution, is pleased to announce a new competition for Pennsylvania students in grades 4-8. The 2014 STEM Design Challenge will be hosted by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology on May 2nd and is sponsored by three outstanding Pennsylvania organizations: K'NEX, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Allegheny Intermediate Unit (IU3).
    Apr 22, 2014
  • Technology Entrepreneur To Address Class of 2014
    Mary MacPherson, president of M2Works LLC, a Reston, Virginia-based consultancy will address the Class of 2014 on Thursday, May 8, during Commencement ceremonies scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Forum Auditorium at 500 Walnut Street in Harrisburg.
    Apr 22, 2014
  • HU Senior Says Every Living Being Deserves to Thrive
    While survival of the fittest may be a fair concept, Harrisburg University environmental science major Chrissy Metz feels that every living being deserves as much help as they can get.
    Apr 21, 2014
  • HU Sophomore Gabe Hicks Is Working to Make a Career in Animation a Reality
    When Gabe Hicks was younger, he watched cartoons on television as much as the next kid. However, while others were thinking about super powers, Hicks, now 20, was thinking about the technology behind the programming. He watched his favorite show, Sonic the Hedgehog, and imagined how he would create the images differently. He was fascinated with the action behind the scenes as much as the cartoon itself.
    Apr 21, 2014
  • Rackspace--A Top 100 Performing Technology Company--Becomes Event Sponsor of Free BarCamp Harrisburg 6 Conference
    Rackspace (NYSE: RAX) will be the Event Sponsor of the upcoming free technology and web-oriented conference, BarCamp Harrisburg 6. The event is set for May 3rd at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in PA.
    Apr 17, 2014
  • HU Unveils Free Learning Technologies Webinars
    Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has announced a series of free webinars to provide industry leaders, trainers and educators with leading-edge approaches and skills to apply existing learning technologies to a variety of learning environments.
    Apr 16, 2014
  • Sophomore Courtney Koch is Gearing Up for the Internship of a Lifetime
    Courtney Koch had every intention of pursuing criminology at Harrisburg University but, says, "geospatial technologies chose me." Now a sophomore majoring in Geospatial Technology, thanks to a Presidential Merit Scholarship, Koch recently got word that she has received clearance to work this summer with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA).
    Apr 14, 2014
  • Launch Courses Available this Summer for Incoming Students in Harrisburg and Philadelphia
    If you are a student coming to HU in the fall and would like, or need, to build your skills in Math and English over the summer, we are offering two courses at a special tuition rate of $150 per credit (or $450 for the entire 3-credit course) that you will want to seriously consider taking.
    Apr 7, 2014
  • University Announces 2013 Honors List
    Thirty-eight percent of the undergraduate student body at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology earned Honors recognition during 2013 and were named to the Honors List.
    Apr 4, 2014
  • Sign Up Today for HU's Summer Exploration Camps
    If you're in high school and ready to test out a college class, the Summer Exploration Camps are the perfect opportunity! Earn college credit and have fun. It's a great way to stay active this summer.
    Apr 4, 2014
  • HU On The Early Learning-To-Higher Education Continuum Removing Barriers To STEM Learning
    The April 2 Pennsylvania Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment, sponsored by the Early Learning Investment Commission, convened Pennsylvania’s top business and political leaders, including Gov. Tom Corbett, to share the ways government and businesses are acting on research showing the lifelong benefits of quality early childhood education.
    Apr 2, 2014
  • Registration Opens for Free Hackathon at HU
    On May 10, 2014, Mid Atlantic BX (MABX�), Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and the Technology Council of Pennsylvania are partnering to host a free Hackathon.
    Apr 2, 2014
  • Free Technology & Web Conference Set for May 3rd at HU
    BarCamp Harrisburg 6 is set for Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in PA. The free technology-oriented conference is known as an �unconference� because it is filled with open, participatory events, discussions, and workshops where presentation content is provided by the participants rather than chosen speakers. The annual event draws nearly 200 web developers, cloud computing experts, educators, e-learning experts, application developers and software engineers.
    Apr 2, 2014
  • Free Webinar: Where are Virtual Worlds for Business and Education?
    Join a panel of industry experts for this free webinar, Where are Virtual Worlds for Business and Education?, set for Friday, April 4, 2014 at 4PM EST as they answer your questions and discuss the current and future state of virtual worlds.
    Mar 31, 2014
  • LTMS Class Project Appears in Immersive Learning Book
    Koreen Olbrish Pagano, a member of the corporate faculty who taught courses in the Learning Technologies Master of Science (LTMS) program, authored the book, Immersive Learning: Designing for Authentic Practice. In the book, Pagano incorporated a class project assigned to her students enrolled in the ”Game and Simulation Design” graduate course. She recreated the structure in the book as guidance for immersive learning design structure.
    Mar 26, 2014
  • Dr. Peter Meek: Using Bioinformatics to Prevent Diseases
    Peter Meek uses computers to solve biological problems. Big, big problems like preventing HIV and curing malaria and blindness. Before becoming an Assistant Professor of Biotechnology and directing chemical design research at Harrisburg University, his research helped develop new lead molecules for treatment of HIV, Alzheimer’s, dry macula degeneration, anti-malarials, anti-cancer and anti-biotic agents by using three-dimensional docking encompassing Shape Signature technology.
    Mar 18, 2014
  • Summer Internship Blossomed Into a Job for this New Cumberland Student
    Cameron J. Yesconis had planned to become a music teacher, but he reevaluated his career options after seeing many school districts slashing their arts budgets. "Music was my passion, but I enjoy technology, and it's a thriving field. I decided if I'm going to get a successful job later on, I should go into technology," said Yesconis, 21, of New Cumberland. He transferred to Harrisburg University in Fall 2012 and plans to graduate in 2016 with a degree in computer and information sciences.
    Mar 18, 2014
  • Computer Aid Investing $1.3M in Harrisburg University Space; Students Benefit from Real-World Experiences
    Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students will benefit from the hands-on experiential opportunities created by Computer Aid, Inc. opening office space inside the academic center.
    Mar 18, 2014
  • Fellowship Program Helps Environmental Sciences Major Succeed
    When a severe knee injury derailed a promising dance career in her junior year of high school, Kelly Tessier internalized the disappointment and turned the setback into a positive. "I discovered my identity," says the Harrisburg University first-year student. "I spent a whole year focusing on myself . . . my dreams and goals."
    Mar 18, 2014
  • HU Alumnus Career is Brewing Thanks to Biotechnology Degree
    What do you do with a thirst for success and a Harrisburg University of Science and Technology degree in biotechnology with an emphasis on microbiology? You go work for a beer company, of course! And, not just any beer company; you get a job as a microbiologist at one of the most successful brewing companies in the world – Samuel Adams!
    Mar 17, 2014