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Harrisburg University professor part of team that identifies new dinosaur species

The Tyrannosaurus mcraeensis is closely related to Tyrannosaurus rex
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Women and people of color are underrepresented in STEM, Pennsylvania universities share how they are making a difference

Dr. Sue Mukherjee, chief student success officer and chief information officer at Cheney University, Dr. Bilita Mattes, executive director of STEM-UP Network at Harrisburg University Science and Technology, and Oluwatomilola Taiwo, medical biotechnology student at Harrisburg University joined us on The Spark Tuesday to discuss the importance of diversity in STEM fields and how local universities are working to support that.

By Aniya Faulcon

Harrisburg University professor discovers and names a 5-million-year-old “horned” turtle

Dr. Steven Jasinski, environmental sciences and sustainability professor, joined us on The Spark Tuesday to share how he discovered the fossil species of the horned turtle, his passion behind his work, and what his discovery will mean for the world of science.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Harrisburg University keeps tuition the same for a decade

Although tuition has increased across the country, Harrisburg University has managed to keep their tuition the same for the past decade.

By Aniya Faulcon

Smart Talk Tuesday: 5G explained; Wasp, cicadas and hornets

5G is the latest generation of technology that will be faster and allow for more data

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Coronavirus on Smart Talk Tuesday: Right-to-repair medical equipment; Social media during pandemic

Hospitals are sometimes lacking the instructions or tools they need to repair life-saving equipment.

By Scott LaMar/WITF