January 27, 2020
RJ Shirey, a sophomore in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, overcame life-changing trauma: a gunshot that led to the amputation of his right leg. Today, he uses his disability to benefit the lives of those around him.
January 21, 2020
With a law enforcement career spanning more than 20 years and an established private investigations firm of his own, Ron Long could be considered an expert in the field of investigative work.
January 14, 2020
For their final project, students in the Foundations of Human-Centered Design and Development course in the College of Information Sciences and Technology had the opportunity to gain real-world industry perspective and feedback on the prototypes they spent the semester building.
December 13, 2019
Since Joselyne Mera Vargas moved to the United States from Ecuador when she was 9 years old, she has developed valuable leadership and communication skills, discovered a passion for data science, and completed a summer internship at Harvard University.
December 9, 2019
Students from across the state traveled to University Park on Nov. 2 for HackPSU, a 24-hour hackathon in which students compete for prizes by developing ideas that use software to solve real-life problems.
November 20, 2019
As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, undergraduate students from the College of Nursing, the College of Information Sciences and Technology, and the Department of Biobehavioral Health in the College of Health and Human Development participated in the annual mHealth Challenge.
November 18, 2019
On Oct. 30, the Pennsylvania National Guard’s Army/Air Joint Cyber Team held a Cyber Wi-Fighter Hacking Challenge at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology.
October 30, 2019
College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) senior Henry Pearce has found a way to balance his passion for music with his interest and skills in technology, serving as president of campus a capella group Coda Conduct as well as a diplomat in the College of IST.
October 28, 2019
Six students from Penn State celebrated a second-place finish in the northeast regional competition of the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition — the best finish by a Penn State team in the school’s history — and secured a spot in the upcoming national competition to be held in New York.
October 22, 2019
According to the National Center for Women in Information Technology, just 26% of computing and mathematical jobs are held by women. The College of Information Sciences and Technology, and a group of its current students, are working to increase those numbers.
October 18, 2019
Like most first-year students, Tiffany Bass came to Penn State with the goal of advancing skills that would be useful in her future career, while not knowing exactly the path she wanted to take.
October 14, 2019
Sixteen students from the College of Information Sciences and Technology were among the more-than 25,000 individuals and 400 companies that came together at this year’s largest gathering of women technologists in the world, the annual Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing.
October 8, 2019
When Harrison and Jarrod Keating, fraternal twin brothers from Verona, New Jersey, were searching for colleges during their senior year of high school, they spent a long time trying to make the best decision.
October 3, 2019
In September, 11 students from the College of Information Sciences and Technology attended the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing in San Diego, a four-day conference to acknowledge and promote diversity and inclusion in computing.