- New Report Predicts Global GIS Market to Reach $10.6B by 2015
The global GIS market is expected to reach $10.6B by 2015, according to a new report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research.
Jan 17, 2012
- Last Chance to Register for the Free 2012 Global Game Jam at HU
The University is the Pennsylvania site for the free worldwide ‘game jam’ event. During the 48-hour free game jam artists, audio engineers, designers, writers, producers, and programmers work together in small teams to make videogames and compete for prizes. The GGJ is the world's largest game jam event and brings together thousands of game enthusiasts participating through many local jams around the world. GGJ is a project of the International Game Developers Association.
Jan 16, 2012
- STEM Grads from Class of 2011 Close Year With Higher Starting Salary
The Salary Survey for 2012 shows the reported overall average starting salary for Class of 2011 is up 2.3 percent from 2010, with graduates in the computer sciences disciplines now averaging $60,594. Chemical engineering graduates average salary now stands at $63,900 and computer engineering majors saw the biggest increase: Their average salary is up 2.5 percent from $68,700 to $70,400.
Jan 16, 2012
- 2012 LEEF Keynote Speakers to Focus on Games in Corporate Strategy
Two industry leaders in helping organizations realize the power of games to engage their target audience will deliver keynote addresses at the 2012 Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum, set for May 3-4 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
Jan 16, 2012
- Harrisburg-based Web Hosting Company to Sponsor BarCamp Harrisburg
Fresh Roasted Hosting, a premium web hosting company headquartered in downtown Harrisburg, is sponsoring BarCamp Harrisburg, an ad-hoc ‘unconference’ focused on cyber security, coding, learning technologies, and mobile application development at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology on March 31, 2012.
Jan 16, 2012
- Upcoming Forums in the World Affairs Council 2012 Executive Lecture Series
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is the site for several forums in The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg’s Executive Lecture Series.
Jan 14, 2012
- HU Team Creates High-Tech & Interactive Displays in Honor of Slain Civil Rights Leaders
The Moore Cultural Complex, which honors civil-rights leaders Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore who died of injuries from a 1951 bombing of their home, now has new high tech-kiosks and interactive displays created by a University team
Jan 13, 2012
- HU Community Has Free Access to Vast Library of Online Training Materials
Thanks to a licensing agreement with the online training provider, members of the University community can take tutorials to help with coursework, learn techniques for projects or build tech skills to boost careers through Lynda.com, a great online resource with hundreds of hours of application tutorials
Jan 12, 2012
- Information Technology and Biotech are Hot Careers for 2012 - and Beyond
Anne Fisher writing for Fortune Magazine reports that despite the fact that unemployment is stuck at around 9%, which translates to about 15 million Americans out of work, nearly 3 million job openings in the U.S. are going unfilled, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Jan 6, 2012
- Free Panel Discussion: Social Media and Training & Education
The free 2012 Social Media Summit on May 23rd at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will include a panel of experts who are passionate about using social networking tools so attendees can learn how to use these platforms to engage and educate students in K-12 and college classrooms and workforces
Jan 5, 2012
- Free Entrepreneur Pitch Camp as Part of 2012 Social Media Summit
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and the Founder Institute are partnering to offer a “Pitch Camp" on May 23, 2012
Jan 3, 2012
- Free Workshop on Using Social Media For Research
As part of the free 2012 Social Media Summit set for May 23 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Amy Marshall, Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Webbed Marketing, will lead a workshop “Using Social Media for Research” to help attendees understand how to harness the massive amounts of real-time data are available via social media.
Jan 3, 2012
- Free Lecture to Address Strategies to Improve Research, Innovation Performance and University Competitiveness
We invite you to join us on August 26th for a special presentation by Dr. Francisco J. CantÃº-Ortiz, Professor and Provost for Research, Graduate Studies, and Entrepreneurship at TecnolÃ³gico do Monterrey. During this free presentation that is open to the community, Dr. CantÃº-Ortiz will address the issue of team collaboration among professors and research staff for improving research and innovation performance indicators as well as university competitiveness. He also will explain how a set of academic, research, and innovation balanced scorecard indicators may identify strengths and weaknesses within a university, and how strategic actions could be adopted for improving university competitiveness at the regional, national, or international level with an impact on prestige and reputation and the attraction of talented students, grants, and enterprise contracts.
This event will take place between noon and 1 p.m. on August 26th in the Universityâ€™s Auditorium. You can RSVP at www.HarrisburgU.edu/RSVP
Dr. CantÃº-Ortiz has published around 50 scientific articles in international journals and conferences and around 20 edited books. He is accredited as a National Researcher (SNI) by the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico. He has been general chair of about 15 international conferences in artificial intelligence and expert systems as well as 10 congresses on multidisciplinary research and development. His research interests include knowledge based systems and inference, machine learning and data mining using Bayesian and statistical techniques for business intelligence, technology management, and entrepreneurial science.
Aug 4, 2014