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4/19/19

Janet Sherlock, chief information officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation, will serve as the keynote speaker at the spring commencement ceremony for the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST). The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the Pegula Ice Arena on Penn State's University Park campus.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

4/17/19

IST alumni and friends gathered outside Westgate Building for a 20th Anniversary Celebration tailgate before the Blue-White Game, April 13, 2019. Find more pictures at flickr.com/istpsu.


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4/09/19

The College of Information Sciences and Technology will host Dan Roth, professor of computer and information science at the University of Pennsylvania, in an upcoming segment of its Distinguished Lecture Series.

Held April 18, the event will begin with a networking reception from 3:15-4 p.m. in the West Atrium of the Westgate Building and will follow with a lecture from 4-5 p.m. in 114 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building.


IMAGE: JORDAN FORD

4/09/19

On April 3, five interdisciplinary teams of students participated in the final pitches round of the IdeaMakers Challenge. Hosted by the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) during Penn State Startup Week, the challenge tasked student teams representing two or more majors to pitch an idea that aims to solve a problem using information technology.

The winning idea came from team B.A.S.E., which stands for Beyond Average Sex Education. Team members Maddie Katz, biobehavioral health, and Tara Bunce, advertising, new media art, pitched the concept of a module-based sexual education platform filled with medically accurate and professionally recommended information for teenagers and young adults.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

4/04/19

According to Forbes, the majority of jobs in the technology industry are held by white men and technology education is not accessible to members of 


IMAGE: HAYLEY WILDESON

4/04/19

Faculty and staff members in the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the University, the community, and the world at the college's annual awards reception, held March 27 at the Hintz Alumni Center.


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4/03/19

Carleen Maitland, associate professor of information sciences and technology in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, is the recipient of Penn State's 2019 Faculty Outreach Award.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

4/01/19

The College of Information Sciences and Technology hosted the third annual Women in Technology event on March 15, aimed at closing the gender gap in the technology industry and celebrating the accomplishments of women in the college.

More than 140 students, alumni, faculty and staff came together at the Nittany Lion Inn to honor some of the newest members of the IST community — the women who have been accepted into the college as students for the fall 2019 semester.


IMAGE: HAYLEY WILDESON

3/27/19

“It was groups like [WIST] that helped me to feel comfortable and like I was not alone in my pursuit for a degree in a male-dominated field,” she said. “WIST is a great organization for building confidence, getting women together, and collaborating in order to be successful and grow our presence in this field.”


IMAGE: JORDAN FORD

3/27/19

Entrepreneurs from across the University will pitch their business ideas and create inventive solutions to common problems through a series of competitions and challenges held during Penn State Startup Week from April 1-5.

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