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STEM-UP Network, Women in Tech USA partner to promote women in STEM

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – The STEM-UP Network has partnered with Women in Tech USA to promote the inclusion of women in...

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Pandemic takes a toll on gender equality

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A third of the world’s researchers are women. However, women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics or STEM fields have...

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HU Data Sciences Doctoral Program ranks among top 30

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Ph.D. program in Data Sciences ranks in the top 30 for 2022. The online...

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Class of 2020, 2021 and 2022 invited to participate in Commencement

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Harrisburg University will hold its 15th Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 12, 2022, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Farm...

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HU Presents Death Cab for Cutie at Riverfront Park

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Harrisburg University welcomes back eight-time Grammy Award-nominated band Death Cab for Cutie in concert at Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park the evening...

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HU greenhouse team donates 150 heads of lettuce to Downtown Daily Bread

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Thanks to a recent $20,000 donation from The GIANT Company, Harrisburg University was able to donate 150 heads of lettuce...

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HU Announces Scholarships for Graduate Students in the Panama Location

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Accessibility is a hallmark of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.  The private non-profit STEM university has opened the doors...

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HU professors team with students to develop smart disaster prediction, prevention system

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A team of Harrisburg University professors and students have set out to develop a smart disaster prediction and prevention system...

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Cyberattack could follow sanctions against Russia, Pa. security expert says

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Local governments, businesses, and corporations have been warned by U.S. officials to be on the lookout for cyberattacks. Terrill Frantz...

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Aviation exam project helps ready students for geospatial tech careers and more

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To prepare students for rewarding careers, Harrisburg University’s Center for Applied Environmental and Geospatial Technology provides undergraduates with hands-on experience...

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Exercise caution online with expected cyberattacks

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After President Biden issued sanctions on Russia, the Department of Justice and FBI said cyber threats to banks and the...

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Better Drones for Better Crops

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Drones have become a familiar sight hovering over farms around the country, and experts say technological advances could help the...

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New study shows gender bias toward physicians using online doctor reviews

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Results of a new Harrisburg University of Science and Technology study examining the role of gender in patients’ perceptions of...

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Does the metaverse provide solutions to real world problems and create opportunities?

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Most people think “the metaverse” is a virtual place. Like in the movie Ready Player One or a virtual world,...

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UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing Opens in Harrisburg

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UPMC and Harrisburg University today announced the opening of the UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing at UPMC Harrisburg. The new...

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HU professor to join panel at health information tech event

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Geoffrey Roche of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Health Population faculty has been invited to serve on an important...

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Students invited to compete in ‘SharkTank’ -style contest

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Are you a student looking to get a great business idea off the ground? Then Harrisburg University of Science and...

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HU leader to receive Black Excellence Community Service Award

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Harrisburg University (HU) congratulates Brian Humphrey, HU Manager of University and Community Partnerships, who will receive the Black Excellence Community...

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Passion, commitment leads HU student to state Environmental Justice Board

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Typically, established professionals are appointed to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Environmental Justice Advisory Board (EJAB). But Anthony...

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Business Leaders Review adds HU president to its Influential Educational Leaders

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s president, Dr. Eric Darr, was named one of the 10 Best Influential Educational Leaders...

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Dual enrollment program one of many accolades for “School of the Week “

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Congratulations to the William W. Bodine High School for International Affairs in Philadelphia.  The Philadelphia Tribune picked the school as...

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HU students find connections, linguistic and writing support at The English Lounge

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With students hailing from more than 110 countries, Harrisburg University takes pride in its efforts to build an inclusive, diverse...

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HU professor believes a quantum network could make the internet more secure but not unbreakable

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Researchers say they have connected three quantum devices in a network and that quantum internet could enable very secure communications....

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What’s Next in Emerging Technologies? Find out at Conversations in Innovation event

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Harrisburg University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship invites the community to join its next Conversations in Innovation session featuring two...

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HU announces Summer Enrichment Programs for middle, high school, and college students

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It’s time again to start planning your sons’ and daughters’ summer activities! Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Summer Enrichment...

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