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IMAGE: PENN STATE

5/02/19

During the day, you can find Alexa Tiemann in a Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology classroom, where she is pursuing a degree in security and risk analysis (SRA). At night, she spends her time protecting and serving State College and the surrounding community, as a volunteer firefighter.


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4/29/19

Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Detachment 720 and Honor Guard member and four-year Marching Blue Band clarinet player Lauren Boehmer has been selected as the College of Information Sciences and Technology ROTC student marshal for the commencement ceremony on May 4. She will lead the graduates of the college at the ceremony, accompanied by Col. Nathan Allerheiligen.


IMAGE: JORDAN FORD

4/26/19

From the start of her college career, Christina McMahon was determined to excel in her academics. In her four years at Penn State, McMahon has been recognized as both Freshman and Sophomore of the Year for the College of Information Sciences and Technology, and earned four Presidential Awards offered through the University. She also earned the Evan Pugh Scholar Senior Award, which means that she is in the top 0.5 percent of her University-wide class at Penn State.


IMAGE: ADOBE STOCK

4/25/19

For patients suffering with chronic pain, relief could soon be found as close as their nearest smart assistant.

Researchers at Penn State are developing a way to deliver on-demand, guided mindfulness practices via Amazon Alexa to patients experiencing chronic pain. Through their method, a smart assistant will provide Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) practices to individuals in their homes. MBSR is a non-addictive, long-term pain-management alternative to opioid pain medication.  


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4/25/19

From the nation’s capital to the City of Angels, Kevin Mitra, a graduate of Penn State's class of 2016, has worked in some of the biggest and most exciting cities as a technology consultant for Deloitte.


IMAGE: PENN STATE

4/24/19

Behind the people working tirelessly to provide communities with support and resources at nonprofit companies are a network of professionals performing essential business functions. Among these are technology experts and information technology (IT) support system managers that allow the efficient storage and extension of information between the organization members, clients and even governmental agencies.


IMAGE: MICHELLE BIXBY

4/23/19

Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology has recognized seven faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the college through teaching-related activities.


IMAGE: PENN STATE

4/19/19

Janet Sherlock, chief information officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation, will serve as the keynote speaker at the spring commencement ceremony for the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST). The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the Pegula Ice Arena on Penn State's University Park campus.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

4/17/19

IST alumni and friends gathered outside Westgate Building for a 20th Anniversary Celebration tailgate before the Blue-White Game, April 13, 2019. Find more pictures at flickr.com/istpsu.


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4/09/19

The College of Information Sciences and Technology will host Dan Roth, professor of computer and information science at the University of Pennsylvania, in an upcoming segment of its Distinguished Lecture Series.

Held April 18, the event will begin with a networking reception from 3:15-4 p.m. in the West Atrium of the Westgate Building and will follow with a lecture from 4-5 p.m. in 114 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building.

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