Article | July 30, 2014

Penn State discovery could lead to a more efficient approach to computer memory and logic.

Article | July 30, 2014

Penn State scientist turns to ScholarSphere to share his disease-fighting discoveries.

Article | July 30, 2014

Vice Provost for IT will help shape the strategic direction of the organization.

Soundbite | July 29, 2014

Save the date for the 2015 TLT Symposium

Faculty and staff with all levels of educational technology expertise are invited to attend the free 2015 Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT). The Symposium will take place Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel at University Park.

Soundbite | July 29, 2014

Libraries hire digital humanities research designer

Penn State's University Libraries has hired a digital humanities research designer, James O'Sullivan, who will assist students, faculty and staff with designing and developing their projects and research. Digital humanities is a new global discipline devoted to improving the study of the humanities with digital technology.

Soundbite | July 29, 2014

New network unites university health care research

Four major health institutions, including Penn State, have jointly received nearly $7 million to develop and expand a health data research network called PaTH. Participation in the PaTH Network will increase the University's ability to collaborate with other institutions to conduct patient-centric research. The University of Pittsburgh, Temple University and Johns Hopkins University will also participate.

 

 

Soundbite | July 29, 2014

Media Commons gearing up for fall

Before the start of fall semester, Media Commons has revamped its online content and added new tutorials and resources about iTunesU, Box at Penn State, ANGEL and more. Media Commons is a University-wide initiative to enrich teaching and learning through multimedia technology, classroom training and support for students, faculty and staff.

Soundbite | July 22, 2014

One Button Studio receives Cutting Edge Service Award

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) and the Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) have named Penn State’s Information Technology Service’s One Button Studio a 2014 Cutting Edge Service. The selection designated the One Button Studio as an example of a creative use of technology that can and should be replicated by libraries across the country.

Soundbite | July 22, 2014

Could digital currency be poised to replace paper money?

Bitcoin is a digital payment network that allows users to engage in direct transactions without the oversight of a banking organization or government. It's based on open source software, meaning the programming is published publicly, and any developer around the world can download, review or modify the source code.

Article | July 16, 2014

Research reveals cultural differences in how people customize cellphones.

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