Recent News

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As a senior in high school, Kat Shatinsky took on a research project intending to shine a light on the achievements of a handful of trailblazing women in computer science.

Among the names Shatinsky studied, one stood out. “Margaret Hamilton was my favorite,” she said. Her eyes light up when she remembers a particular story set against the backdrop of the dramatic Apollo II mission.

image of penn state mark on the wall of the data center

When Veronica Longenecker arrived at Penn State in 2015, the information technology director for the College of the Liberal Arts took time to evaluate the college’s IT infrastructure inside the Moore Building and found everything was up to par.

She wondered though, how long would that be the case?

Anita (Ferraco) Woodman is an industrial engineer by trade. It is second nature for her to observe a process and start evaluating if it can be made more efficient.

Recent Penn State IT News

'The Future is Now' exhibit now open at University Libraries

'The Future Is Now' exhibit logo
"The Future is Now: Media Tech Services and Adaptive Technology," a new exhibit on display through Sept. 16 in 203 Pattee Library at University Park, offers a glimpse of some of the remarkable University Libraries equipment and resources available to Penn State students, faculty and staff.

Penn State team earns top spot in international Kaggle hackathon

Kaggle Hackathon
In December 2018, a team of five Penn State students from the College of Arts and Architecture, the Eberly College of Science, the College of Engineering, and the College of Information Sciences and Technology joined forces to earn the top spot in the international Kaggle University Hackathon, the first-ever university hackathon of its kind.

New website will help researchers navigate cyberinfrastructure resources
The Office of the Vice President for Research has launched to help faculty and staff find data, cyber, programming and IT resources available to researchers at Penn State. The site covers broad categories that include, but are not limited to, data storage, cloud computing, networking, research instrumentation software, and much more.