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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.


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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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1/04/19

That’s according to Ryan Ward, who graduated from Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology in 2010 and is now employed as a certified information systems auditor for EY. Recognizing that he could blend his position at a Big Four professional services firm with engaging young talent from his alma mater, he worked to establish the EY Signature Series, a professional development workshop designed exclusively for IST students.


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12/13/18

Vasant G. Honavar, professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He was elected by the AAAS Section on Information, Computing, and Communication for his distinguished contributions to research and leadership in data science.


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12/13/18

Penn State students have the opportunity to create solutions to real-world problems and gain hands-on experience with artificial intelligence technology and AI experts during the 2019 Nittany AI Challenge. Participating teams can compete for grant awards totaling $50,000. Proposals are due Jan. 29, 2019.
 

LionPlanner was awarded $30,000 from the Nittany AI Alliance during the 2018 Nittany AI Challenge. Left to right: Brad Zdenek, Benjamin Proto, Quinn Verbecke, Dylan Shoemaker, Christina Warren, Mathew Mancini, Michael Roos, Daren Coudriet and Tracey Huston.
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12/13/18

Penn State students have the opportunity to create solutions to real-world problems and gain hands-on experience with artificial intelligence technology and AI experts during the 2019 Nittany AI Challenge. Participating teams can compete for grant awards totaling $50,000. Proposals are due Jan. 29, 2019.
 

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