- United Nations' Forum has Implications for Central Pennsylvania
A Harrisburg University of Science and Technology professor recently advised leaders in developing countries on information technology education as part in a United Nations’ forum.
Sep 10, 2009
- Check Out Postcards from the Bay on Facebook
Students enrolled in Dr. Robert Furey’s Field Studies in Ecology course (INSC 335) spent a week studying ecology, economy and conservation issues in the Chesapeake Bay. The students visited the ecologically rich, as well as historically and economically important sites in the region working through complex ecological issues, developing the skills to evaluate and design simple experiments as well as present their findings, too. Plans call for one of the students to create an interactive map of the Chesapeake Bay that will be hosted on the University’s website. Daily updates and photos can be found on the University's Facebook page. The link to it is below!
Jul 16, 2009
- Faculty Member to Present on Iran's Political Future for the World Affairs Council
The World Affairs Council of Houston has invited Dr. Mehdi Noorbaksh of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty to speak on the recent Iranian election controversy and Iran's political future.
Dr. Noorbaksh will discuss the implications and consequences of the popular response known as the Green Movement during a free lecture at the University of St. Thomas in Texas. The lecture is set for 6:30-7:30 p.m., on July 20 in Jones Hall at the campus.
Jul 6, 2009
- Learning Through Video Games
It's a common refrain - video games are dangerous...they desensitize our children to violence...they stand in the way of healthy relationships... they're a waste of time and money. But there are benefits, too, and they're often unexplored. And we don't just mean hand/eye coordination (Though, who knows? Maybe practice on the Nintendo Wii can help you on bowling night!) WITF’s Smart Talk on June 23rd will explore the pros and cons of our video game culture.
Jun 15, 2009
- High Tech Demos to be Unveiled During LEEF 2009 at University
New technologies that can impact games and simulations in the future will be highlighted and previewed at the upcoming Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum set for June 18-19 at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Attendees will have a chance to interact with hands-on demos of technologies that are in the experimentation, development or introduction phases of development.
Jun 12, 2009
- Susquehanna Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Visit Campus
The Susquehanna Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will tour Harrisburg University of Science and Technology on Wednesday, April 15, 2009. Additionally, the group will hear presentations from faculty and learn about the University’s academic offerings, its mission and its impact on the region.
Apr 1, 2009
- University to Welcome 200 Students at 2009 Biotechnology Showcase
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will welcome nearly 200 high school and middle school students for the 2009 Biotechnology Showcase on Friday, March 20th. The theme for this year’s event is Biotechnology, Agriculture, and Food Science. The annual event brings together industry, educators as well as high school and college students.
Mar 17, 2009
- Identifying and Landing A Career in the Entertainment Industry
The Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a panel discussion on identifying and landing a career in the entertainment industry. The panel discussion will take place 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., April 3rd, in the 14th Floor Auditorium at the University. Representatives from global giants such as Microsoft, EA (Entertainment Arts) and Big Huge Games will meet with local developers to describe what it takes to bring a product to market, and how to hone your own skills to make it in the fastest growing segments of the entertainment industry. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP attendance or request more information via email at CONNECT@HarrisburgU.net or call 717.901.5127.
Mar 10, 2009
- Professor to Present at University of California Major Psychiatric Research Meeting
The University of California invited Dr. Peter Meek of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty to make a presentation at an upcoming research meeting in San Diego.
Dr. Meek will present on The Process of Identifying New Ligands for HIV treatment at the NeuroAIDS and Major Psychiatric Research meeting on Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
Feb 24, 2009
- LTMS Director to Present at Statewide Conference
Andy Petroski, Director of Learning Technologies and Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies, will participate in two sessions at The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C), a statewide event that provides quality programs focused on technology in the educational field. The conference occurs February 8 – 11 in Hershey, PA.
Jan 30, 2009
- USA TODAY Features Academic Center
The University received attention in the January 21st issue of USA TODAY for its decision to use Airblade Hand Dryers by vacuum manufacturer Dyson throughout its Academic Center.
Jan 21, 2009
- Classes Start in the Academic Center
Class is in session in the University's new 16-story $73-million Acdaemic Center at 326 Market St. The spring semester began today. About 350 full- and part-time students attend the University.
Jan 12, 2009
- TechQuest Today Focuses on University
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and new advances in telecommunications technologiesare the focus of the January edition of TechQuest Today, a new monthly television show featuring host Kelly Lewis, President and CEO of TechQuest-Pennsylvania. The 30-minute talk format presentation features guests from Pennsylvania’s varied technology companies and organizations discussing current technology-related issues or concerns, new technological developments and related subjects.
Jan 10, 2009
- Importance of University to STEM Education Focus of National Radio Show
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s president, Dr. Mel Schiavelli, will appear on the radio program, The Best of Our Knowledge, beginning January 12, 2009. Dr. Schiavelli was invited to provide an on-air essay about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education to the nation’s economy, and the University’s mission. The segment (#956) will air on more than 130 radio stations in the U.S. between January 12 -19. It will appear on radio stations overseas, too.
Jan 10, 2009
- Learning Technologies Summer Clinic Welcomes Educators
Twenty-three middle school and high school educators from Central Pennsylvania school districts are spending this week taking part in the Learning Technologies Summer Clinic taught by Jim Gates, Instructional Technology Trainer with the Capital Area Intermediate Unit and Classrooms for the Future coach.
Jul 21, 2008
- Commencement and Partners Day Celebration Highlights University’s Significance
The graduating class is small compared to many universities, but it's part of something with historical significance. The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology handed out two Master of Science degrees and eight Bachelor of Science degrees to its second graduating class during its Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration. More than 185 guests attended the event, which is considered the high point of the academic year.
May 18, 2008
- Degree Candidates for the Class of 2008
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will hold its Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration for the Class of 2008 at 6:30 p.m., May 15, in the Main Auditorium of the State Museum of Pennsylvania. The following is a list of degree candidates for the Class of 2008.
May 15, 2008
- Vice President for University Advancement to Attend Harvard Institute
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has selected Marcus Lingenfelter of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology to attend its prestigious Institute for Educational Management (IEM).
May 8, 2008
- University Mourns Loss of Trustee Clifford L. Jones
It is with deep sorrow that the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and its Board of Trustees acknowledge the passing of Trustee Clifford L. Jones.
May 7, 2008
- Commencement Exercises and Partners Day Celebration
Beyond the typical joy and excitement of its Commencement Exercises on May 15, the University will recognize the many business mentors, corporate faculty, internship hosts, scholarship donors, and our strategic partner organizations. A special video commemorating our partners will air during the evening, and several dignitaries and leaders representing both the public and private sectors will participate in the event.
May 6, 2008