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8/13/12

The Research Office would like to announce that Frank Ritter has received an award of $10,000 from the Naval Submarine Medical Research Lab to support the following project “IPA Agreement.”

8/13/12

Marking the second of four talks about informatics and technological applications in crisis environments, Andrew Alspach presented at the IST building on October 10. Alspach, who has previously worked with the Peace Corps and UNHCR, is the Information Management officer for the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination in Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). He works in Geneva, where he looks at policy developments and staffs information management officers in OCHA’s world-wide offices, which has a heavy presence in Africa and Asia.

8/13/12

Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) has launched the first enterprise architecture (EA) program in North America and the first online EA master’s program in the world.

The program is in response to the rapidly increasing demand for professionals with a unique combination of skills and perspectives to align enterprise information systems and technology with business strategy and goals.

8/10/12

Steve Huffman, co-founder of Reddit, a hugely popular social news website, will share his strategies for success during Start-up Week from April 9 to 13 at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST). Reddit, which was acquired by Condé Nast, has grown to more than 2 billion page-views per month.

8/08/12

Dr. Pete Forster, a senior lecturer in Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, recently shared his expertise on the changing face of terrorism in the digital age at two conferences.

8/08/12

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Center for Enterprise Architecture (EA) at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) has received a donation valued at $300,000 from NetApp, a company that creates storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect and retain their data. The donation includes a suite of storage systems and software that will support a new EA research laboratory that is being built at the College of IST.

8/08/12

The bachelor of science in security and risk analysis degree offered through World Campus will equip graduates for careers safeguarding critical national computer systems and technology infrastructure

Cyber attacks are on the rise, according to the Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Emergency Response Team, which tracks and investigates incidents. In 2011, the nuclear, energy, government and chemical sectors experienced multiple sophisticated spear-phishing campaigns aimed at accessing sensitive information. To help safeguard critical national computer systems and technology infrastructure, Penn State is launching a bachelor of science in security and risk analysis degree online.

8/06/12

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Researchers at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology are using cognitive architecture – a broad theory of human cognition based on a wide selection of human experimental data and implemented as a running computer simulation program – to understand how cognitive processes interact with biological systems and influence social behavior.

8/02/12

Leah Kim, a senior at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, says that while growing up, she was ahead of the curve when it came to acquiring new gadgets.

“I was like an early adopter,” she said. “I always got cool new things.”

7/19/12

Ryan Roberts, who was born with Down syndrome and a congenital heart defect, only lived for 21 months before he died on July 8. Before he passed, however, he inspired thousands of people to treasure the little moments in life by participating in a worldwide ice cream party.

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