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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.

Office 365 branding

Beginning this spring, and continuing through the end of 2018, all Penn State students, faculty and staff members will be part of a University-wide transition toward a unified, modern email and calendaring experience.

Dan Steiner in his Army vehicle

Dan Steiner knows a thing or two about assessing terrain, gathering knowledge sources and weighing human interactions — all things required in the field of geospatial intelligence — on the fly.

Recent Penn State IT News

Improving security against quantum computers

Sean Hallgren
Sean Hallgren, professor of computer science and engineering, Penn State, whose research focuses on quantum computation and theoretical computer science, has received an award from the Department of Defense to work on quantum algorithms. One aspect of this is determining which encryption cannot be broken by quantum computers.

IST programs and opportunities lead to increased female enrollment

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While nationwide statistics show that women are underrepresented in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology has recognized significant growth in its female population in the last five years — exceeding the college’s co-ed rate.

Older operating systems soon unable to install Duo Mobile

Duo
Starting June 1, mobile devices running older operating systems such as iOS 9 or Android 5 will not be able to install Duo Mobile, the application used for Penn State’s two-factor authentication. In addition, as of April 1, those using the mobile application on older OS will no longer receive technical support from Duo Security.