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Ten student teams compete for $25,000 prize pool in the Nittany AI Challenge

Ten student teams will be funded to use AI for Good to build and submit a minimum viable product in the Nittany AI Challenge for a chance to compete for a portion of a $25,000 prize pool. Students were invited to submit their ideas to improve the world by providing solutions for problems within the areas of education, health, humanitarian challenges, sustainability and climate change.

Penn State IT awarded the 2019 Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) Advantage Contributors Institutional Leadership Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego

Penn State IT awarded the 2019 Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) Advantage Contributors Institutional Leadership Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego on May 23, 2019. Pictured (left to right): Tony Anderson, Penn State learning tools and learning management system manager, TLT director of operations Terry O’Heron, and learning tools project manager Kristen Lytle at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego. 

Re-Imagining Energy: The Built Environment

Almost 40 percent of the energy we use goes to heat, cool, light, and power appliances in the buildings where we live and work. Penn State is a global leader in making its buildings more energy efficient through green design and sustainable construction practices. Part four of a five-part series.

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

Video: 2016 Alumni Fellow Award acceptance speeches

The Penn State Alumni Association honored 24 outstanding alumni in October with the Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. Watch their acceptance speech videos online, and hear how graduating from Penn State impacted the honorees’ lives and careers.

Great Valley Marines participate in Military Appreciation Day game

Before the football game on Nov. 5, Penn State Great Valley students Carolina Aceto and Tahseen Firoz walked onto the field at Beaver Stadium to be recognized for their service in the Marine Corps. Donning Military Appreciation Day T-shirts, they joined Penn State veterans from all branches of the United States military in holding a giant American flag across the end zone as the opening bars of the national anthem rang out.

Penn State investigators discuss how origami unites art and engineering

Penn State engineering and visual arts faculty and staff will discuss their work on developing origami structures that fold to achieve artistic creations and applications for solving engineering problems as Penn State Great Valley presents “Folding it Together: Art and Engineering-based Active Origami,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, The Conference Center, Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Rd., Malvern.