Penn State researchers are working on Aurorasaurus, a website that will project images of the auroras to a global audience.
Holiday season phishing scams and malware campaigns
As the winter holidays approach, US-CERT reminds users to stay aware of seasonal scams and cyber campaigns.
WinterFest – a week of free, online technology workshops
From January 6 – 10, ITS Training Services offers an all-star lineup of trainings on teaching technologies and other technology tools used everyday. Designing Assessment training sessions that ground the technical “how to” of building assessments in ANGEL inside a larger pedagogical framework will also be available during WinterFest.
Penn State Click! has put together a roundup of some of their favorite Penn State resources to help students get started with organizing and creating slides, improving public speaking skills, and practicing presentation in technology-friendly spaces around campus.
Workshop addresses technology needs of refugees
Natural disasters such as Typhoon Haiyan and armed conflicts like the one in Syria cause people to flee from their homes. These population displacements are a growing problem, according to Carleen Maitland, an associate professor at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and creates needs for connectivity, communication and connectedness. To address these needs, Maitland is organizing a workshop to be held this week in South Africa, home to thousands of refugees displaced by Africa’s civil conflicts.
A new type of wireless seismometer is being developed to help Penn State scientists better understand climate change in Antarctica.
Penn State's Board of Trustees has approved a plan to replace the University's Integrated Student Information System (ISIS) with a new system called LionPATH.
A new computer program predicts your relationships on social media — and tailors your privacy settings accordingly.
Mobile education innovator to deliver closing keynote at TLT Symposium 2014
Dr. Robbie Melton, associate vice chancellor of mobilization and emerging technology, Tennessee Board of Regents, will close the 2014 Penn State Symposium for Teaching with Technology with a high-energy keynote that will take a unique look at the role of mobile technology in education. The free event will be held March 22, 2014, at the Penn Stater and Conference Center at University Park — and will feature the theme “Embracing the Future and the Culture of Teaching and Learning.