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Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, September 14, 2020


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Artificial intelligence takes center stage at Nittany AI Challenge Celebration

The Penn State community is invited to virtually attend the Nittany AI Challenge Celebration, where nine student teams will present their minimum viable product for a chance to share in the remaining pool of $25,000 in funding. Saqib Shaikh, software engineering manager and project lead for the Seeing AI project at Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker. The event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 via Zoom.  Full story

9/11: COVID-19 dashboard updated

Penn State released its coronavirus testing results for the week of Sept. 4 to 10 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Sept. 11). Among students tested at the University Park campus, Penn State received 260 positive results from its on-demand testing and 28 positive results from its random screening. Random screening of employees has returned one positive result for University Park thus far for the week.   Full story