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Using eyes in the sky for sustainability: HU research team to harness AI, satellite imagery to create Lean, Smart cities

According to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, exposure to polluted air, water, and soil caused more than 9 million premature deaths in 2015 – three times more than malaria, AIDS and tuberculosis combined. Other pollution forms,...
24-Feb-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

HU investigates role-playing therapy

Led by Dr. Adams Greenwood-Ericksen, Associate Professor of Game Studies and User Experience, Dr. Tamara Peyton, Social Computing and HCI Professor, and Anthony Ortega, Production Coordinator for HU’s Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning...
7-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

HU research gives blue iguanas a fighting chance

A team of Harrisburg University professors and students have embarked on a unique research journey that involves the use of drones and imaging technology to help save an endangered iguana species in the Cayman Islands.
7-Feb-2020 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Putting tech to the test: HU launches User Experience Center

Harrisburg University just opened a User Experience Center of its own, dubbed the HU-UXC for short, where students will develop UX testing, product development, project management, and marketing skills on real-world projects.
14-Jan-2020 8:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Harrisburg University Launches Esports B.S. Degree

HU has launched a four-year degree program in Esports. It is believed to be the only B.S. Esports degree program in PA.
16-Dec-2019 9:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Is there an app for that? HU professors, students to study how millennials' smartphone photos affect their lives

Do we truly understand how younger adults incorporate photography into their daily lives? If we did, could this knowledge help lead to the development of better mobile apps that could help the younger generation with life management in ways that...
8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Professors Team with Students to Transform Cell Growth, Drug Testing

Dr. Leena Pattarkine and Dr. Shailaja Agrawal are partnering with students to design and fabricate a tool that will aid in the growth of cell cultures via a 3D platform. Launched this spring, the “Biopolymer Sponge Microfluidics for Continuous 3D...
12-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

HU professors, students break down video game addiction

Three Harrisburg University professors have teamed with students to begin a study that examines addictive behavior in gaming. During a pilot study, the team will investigate brain activity to identify the characteristics of addictive behavior in...
22-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology offers innovative academic and research programs in science and technology that respond to local and global needs. The institution fosters a diverse community of learners, provides access and support to students who want to pursue a career in science and technology, and supports business creation and economic development.

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