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IMAGE: PENN STATE

3/15/19

A technology-based intervention that could reduce the risk of young adults simultaneously using alcohol and marijuana may soon be as close as a user’s wrist, thanks to a new study launched by researchers at Penn State.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

3/14/19

In celebration of Women’s History Month, this is the first in a series of stories on women in Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology who are paving the way, inspiring young women and promoting diversity in a typically male-dominated industry.


Image: Michelle Bixby

3/11/19
The School of International Affairs (SIA) and the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) are excited to announce a new integrated undergraduate/graduate (IUG) degree program that provides a unique and interdisciplinary opportunity for students interested in international cybersecurity and related fields.
 

The IUG program will allow students to earn both a bachelor of science in security and risk analysis (SRA) and a master of international affairs (MIA) degree in just five years.


IMAGE: PENN STATE

3/06/19

Chris Gamrat, an instructional designer in Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology’s learning design department, was one of 13 individuals nationwide selected to serve on the EDUCAUSE Young Professionals Advisory Committee.


IMAGE: PENN STATE

3/01/19

Gaining a better understanding on how artificial intelligence — AI — actually works and seeing how it is currently being used in real-world situations may help bridge the gap between the fears and hype that surround the technology, according to a Penn State researcher who will present a seminar on AI in March.


IMAGE: PROVIDED

3/01/19

Following Penn State’s spring 2018 graduation, the Penn State Alumni Association selected five of its newest members as 2018 Young Alumni Ambassadors. TJ Rushton, a graduate of the College of Information Sciences and Technology, is one of the program’s chosen ambassadors.


IMAGE: PROVIDED

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.
IMAGE: JORDAN FORD

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.


IMAGE: COURTESY KIJENZI

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.


IMAGE: PENN STATE

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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