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Do you ever wonder why research is so essential in education? What impact does it really have on teaching and learning? Three members of the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty contributed to an article on the topic for Up Journey, an online magazine.

The article is found online at

The faculty members included Dr. Glenn Mitchell, Dr. John Clark, and Dr. Joseph Zagerman. 

Hands-on research is a cornerstone of the learning experience at Harrisburg University. Additionally, the University operates many centers that provide experiential opportunities for students across a broad range of interests, issues and industries. More on that is found here


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