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IT Night at the Spikes

The second IT Night at the Spikes was a huge success, with a total of 859 people (including 362 staff) registered for the August 8 Spikes game. Along with a great view of Mount Nittany and a Spikes win, those attending enjoyed a picnic buffet, great conversations, and a lot of laughs.

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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.

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Penn State student teams awarded $25,000 for work with artificial intelligence

Nittany AI Alliance presents check to Revu.
Penn State student teams used artificial intelligence to create more efficient ways for students to study, find a job and assess the housing situation. Revu, Resilient Resumes and LionPad received a combined total of $25,000 from the Nittany AI Alliance to continue working on their solutions, which were developed during the 2019 Nittany AI Challenge. The funding was awarded Sept. 10 at the Nittany AI Challenge Celebration Event.