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9/20/18

Jimmy Steff was fortunate to have the opportunity to apply the skills he’s been learning through the College of Information Sciences and Technology in a real-world environment halfway across the world this past summer.

Steff, a junior majoring in security and risk analysis, completed an internship with the startup company DREAM Ecosystem through the CRCC Asia program. He was one of three Penn State students selected as a technical specialist intern.


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9/17/18

Teachers, rejoice. A team of Penn State researchers has developed a way to make multiple-choice exam questions easier for instructors to create, yet more intellectually challenging for test takers.


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9/13/18

A record 78 companies participated in this year’s Pro Expo, one of two annual career fairs hosted by the College of Information Sciences and Technology. More than 900 students seeking internships and full-time employment attended the event on Sept. 10 at the Nittany Lion Inn. 


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9/10/18

A team of researchers, including two from Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, examined the works of nearly 30,000 scientists, artists and film directors to learn if high-impact works in those fields came in streaks.


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9/10/18

Yuya Ong, a junior in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, feels fortunate to be at the forefront of the rapidly-growing data sciences field.

“Every day when I wake up, I realize that there are new opportunities out there and new problems to be solved,” he said. “Waking up to that is really exciting.”


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9/04/18

Three of the five teams competing in the $100,000 Nittany AI Challenge finals include members from the College of Information Sciences and Technology. The challenge will conclude Sept. 5, when the teams will present their minimal viable products for a chance to earn funding from the remaining pool of $50,000.

Students and faculty from the College of Information Sciences and Technology and the University Park Curriculum of Penn State College of Medicine joined together to develop an introductory exercise to introduce new medical students to the local community and to provide a platform for their early clinical reasoning development. (L to R): Mark Stephens, Penn State Health Medical Group physician; College of IST Professor of Practice Col. Jake Graham; IST student Zach Ripka; College of Medicine student Morgan D
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8/30/18

Students and faculty from the College of Information Sciences and Technology and the University Park Curriculum of Penn State College of Medicine joined together to develop an introductory exercise for incoming medical students.


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8/30/18

The Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) at Penn State is announcing its 2018-2019 Seed Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply in the fall 2018 semester by Nov. 1, or in the spring 2019 semester by Feb. 15.


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8/29/18

College of Information Sciences and Technology researchers delivered a total of five talks at two of the world’s premier cybersecurity conferences this summer. They presented their research at the hacking and computer security events DEF CON China in Beijing in May, and Black Hat USA and DEF CON USA, both held in Las Vegas in August.

College of IST welcomes record undergraduate class for fall 2018
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8/22/18

The College of Information Sciences and Technology will welcome 204 new first-year students in the fall 2018 semester. This represents a 37 percent increase from last year and sets a record for undergraduate enrollment in the college.

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