News | College of Information Sciences and Technology
Close Open

Please Update Your Browser.

It is recommended that you update your browser to the latest version to view the website's full experience.

Dismiss

News

You are here


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

3/25/19

Before he arrived at Penn State, Sean Parsons knew that he wanted to challenge himself academically. He had earned college credits while still in high school and was accepted into the University’s Schreyer Honors College. After beginning his undergraduate courses in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), he learned that he could simultaneously work toward his master’s degree.


IMAGE:iStock

3/22/19

Frank Ritter, professor in the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology, has written three forewords for a recently published trilogy of books authored by world-renowned philosopher and cognitive scientist Paul Thagard.

Thagard’s books, “Brain-Mind,” “Mind-Society” and “Natural Philosophy,” have been incorporated into a series on cognitive models and architectures that Ritter edits for Oxford University Press. The books were published in February and March, 2019.


IMAGE: JESSICA HALLMAN

3/20/19

College is a time for exploration and self-reflection. At a school like Penn State that offers exposure to countless industries and opportunities, it’s not unusual for a student to question their choice of major, even as an upperclassman.  

Paulette Vega is one such student.


IMAGE: BRIANNE LIPPERT

3/20/19

Students traded the snowy Northeast for the sunny Southwest this spring break for a unique networking and professional development opportunity. Eight first-year students from the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology traveled to Austin, Texas, March 2-7 to visit the offices of leading technology companies and network with Penn State alumni.


IMAGE: PENN STATE

3/18/19

Over the last decade, Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology students have been analyzing emerging global security issues — such as the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 and the examination of the information campaign that targeted the 2016 U.S. presidential election — without ever leaving campus. 


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.

Pages