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2/21/19

The connections made at the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology don’t always end after graduation. Some relationships continue long after college as graduates collaborate together to make an impact in the workforce.

Mary Beth Rosson, center, director of graduate programs in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, presents the college's Ph.D. Award for Research Excellence to doctoral students Rob Grace, left, and Wenbo Guo at the College of IST's graduate awards reception on Feb. 7. Grace and Guo were two of four graduate students recognized for their contributions to the college's research and teaching initiatives.
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2/21/19

Four graduate students in the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology were recently recognized by the college for their contributions to educational and research initiatives. Their achievements were celebrated during a reception Feb. 7 at the Nittany Lion Inn.


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2/07/19

From Penn State’s University Park campus to remote medical facilities in rural Kenya, tech startup Kijenzi is developing solutions to deliver medical equipment using a surprising method — 3D printing. Broken machinery, outdated supply chains, and limited access to specialty equipment leaves Kenyan clinics with huge challenges in bringing health care to those in need. Kijenzi is hoping to change that.


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2/07/19

Mahdi Nasereddin, associate professor of information sciences and technology at Penn State Berks, was recently named the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Statewide Faculty Member of the Year.


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2/05/19

Researchers from the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology have developed a tool that could have a profound impact on the quality of everyday software, which could result in less service down time, fewer data breaches and better privacy protection.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

2/05/19

Recruiters from around the country gathered at the Nittany Lion Inn last week to meet with College of Information Sciences and Technology students seeking full-time and internship positions or continued education opportunities. Future Forum, a career fair for College of IST students, took place Jan. 28 at the Nittany Lion Inn.


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2/04/19

“I feel that I’ve been pretty successful in my career and I want to be able to help students understand what the real world is like in terms of jobs.”


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1/24/19

 Three student groups from the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology won awards for their posters and presentations at the Campus and Community Sustainability Expo, hosted by State College Borough on Nov. 29.

The expo is facilitated by Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative(SCC), part of the University’s Sustainability Institute, and pairs community partners with Penn State classes to address sustainability challenges. 


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1/22/19

As a Penn State student, Alison Flanigan saw an opportunity in the then-School of Information Sciences and Technology to connect the school’s industry partners with the strong pool of talent and unique skillsets that were coming out of IST.


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1/16/19

As far as 2005 alumnus Adam Wiercioch knows — and as far as Penn State’s records show — he currently stands as the only alumnus of the College of Information Sciences and Technology that lives in Poland.

But that isn’t his only claim to fame.

Wiercioch, who was a student-athlete at Penn State, also holds an Olympic silver medal in fencing.

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