Through his involvement with the President’s Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Equity at Penn State, Damian Salonick learned that the commission wanted to improve the digital presence of all the LGBTQ organizations at Penn State. With several organizations and events serving their community, they needed a central hub to reach faculty, staff and students. It was a serendipitous moment for the College of Information Sciences and Technology senior, who was looking for such a problem to solve for a class project.
Carrel Reid credits his success at Google to the large scope of the IST curriculum.
This summer, Penn State Berks will host two GenCyber camps for rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders. The camps are funded by a GenCyber grant that Penn State Berks received from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation. The camps will take place June 19–23 and July 10–14. The registration deadline is May 15.
On April 26, three retiring faculty members of the College of Information Sciences and Technology gave their "last lecture."
“Currently women make up only 11 percent of the cybersecurity work force,” said Penn State information sciences and technology alumna Krista Theodore. “I think we can do better than that!”
When students first meet Gerry Santoro, they know he is not a typical college professor. Casually dressed with a long beard and tattoos decorating his arms, his warm and offbeat demeanor puts people at ease.
Steve Huffman, co-founder and CEO of Reddit, will serve as the keynote speaker at the spring commencement ceremony for the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at 3 p.m. May 6 in Eisenhower Auditorium on Penn State's University Park campus.
From April 17-21 on the University Park campus, Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and College of Engineering will collaborate to host a series of events aimed at teaching, motivating, and inspiring the next generation of tech entrepreneurs. The effort is one of many during Penn State Startup Week that will connect successful innovators and thought leaders with current Penn State students.
The research team, co-led by Penn State’s Dongwon Lee, associate professor of Information Sciences and Technology, theorized that these different personas stem from a desire to fit within the distinctive culture or etiquette of each site.
As she nears graduation this spring, Victoria Bardusch is reflecting on what she has accomplished in the College of Information Sciences and Technology — and deciding which of her nine job offers she should accept.
Students from Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) traded bathing suits for business suits when they traveled to Seattle, Washington, for an alternative spring break to visit some of the most influential technology companies in the country.
Michael McNeese, tenured professor of information sciences and technology (IST) and one of the College of IST’s founding faculty members, is tying up loose ends before his retirement from Penn State.
Nancy Lee passed more than a last name and a love of Penn State sports down to her twin daughters, Jennifer and Kelly. With a degree in computer science from the College of Engineering, she also instilled a love of technology in her daughters, inspiring them to pursue degrees from the College of Information Sciences and Technology and join Nancy as Penn State alumnae working in technology.
Penn State IST undergraduate researchers are testing high tech tools during training sessions at University Park events. These tools may one day be used to help rescue workers and security teams respond to emergencies and disasters.
Jessie Li, assistant professor in Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), has been awarded the Haile Family Early Career Professorship in Information Sciences and Technology.