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2/12/20

For Leah Miller, a junior studying data sciences in the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology, activities outside of the classroom are just as essential to the Penn State experience as education in her classes. That’s why once she heard about TEDxPSU — the Penn State version of the nationally recognized Ted Talks — she got involved right away.


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1/31/20

Collin Kleest has a full year ahead with a pair of internships to keep him busy through the summer.

The sophomore information sciences and technology major got his first taste of what may lie ahead when he and about 20 other students shadowed Penn State information technology (IT) professionals earlier this month.


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1/28/20

When Steve Cassey began his journey at Penn State’s then-new School of Information Sciences and Technology nearly 20 years ago, he was told that there would be an abundance of relevant jobs available in the tech field within 15 years. Now, as the director of content analytics at Audible Inc., he realized those predictions were true.


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1/27/20

A suicide vest and a shotgun. A young man bleeding out with a critical bullet wound. A team of first responders dragging victims through the snow.

It may sound like a scene from a movie, but it’s a scenario that Penn State student RJ Shirey has seen many times in real life.


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1/23/20

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. Now, he’s pursuing a degree in security and risk analysis through Penn State World Campus to better understand how the internet is changing the dynamic of police and investigative work in the country.


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1/17/20

The rise of automation and artificial intelligence, and their impacts on certain industries and the economy, will be discussed by Penn State President Eric Barron and a pair of University experts during the next episode of WPSU’s “Digging Deeper” on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Vasant Honavar, director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory and Edward Frymoyer Endowed Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, and Barry Ickes, professor and head of the Department of Economics, will join Barron for the show.

“Digging Deeper” will air at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on WPSU-TV.  


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1/17/20

Researchers in Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology are advancing work that utilizes machine learning methods to improve traffic signal control at urban intersections around the world.


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1/15/20

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.


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1/13/20

Many times, attending Penn State is a family tradition, but one family takes that tradition to a whole new level. Vince Derr, his cousin Jaclyn Carradorini, and Jaclyn’s little brother Chris have all graduated from the College of Information Sciences and Technology, and their younger cousin, Nicholas Carradorini, is currently a senior in the college. 


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1/06/20

A lock isn’t designed to keep people out; it’s designed to slow people down.”

That was the key point that Nick Leghorn, Penn State Class of 2010, took away from a hacking conference that he attended as a student.

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