Sharon Ann Holt, associate teaching professor of history at Penn State Abington, will give a virtual presentation titled “Science, Sympathy, and the World of Civil War Medicine” at noon on March 10 as part of Penn State Great Valley and Penn State at the Navy Yard’s NoonTimeU webinar series.
Twenty Penn State teams with students from seven different colleges and six campuses, including Penn State World Campus, will each be awarded $500 to compete in the Prototype Phase of the 2021 Nittany AI Challenge. Teams were selected based on their potential for positive impact on the world, all using AI for Good to develop solutions that address real-world challenges in education, environment, health and humanitarianism.
Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.
Recent graduates of the Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics program at Penn State Great Valley secured full-time positions despite the uncertainty surrounding employment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Institute for Computational and Data Sciences' Roar supercomputer helped a team of Penn State Great Valley researchers investigate a deep-learning model that could one day help guide doctors in making treatment decisions for lung cancer patients.
David Witwer, the 2020-21 Penn State Laureate, will give a virtual presentation titled “Searching for Jimmy Hoffa: The Disappearance of America’s Most Notorious Labor Leader and Why It Still Matters Today” at noon on Feb. 25.