Tags Penn State University

Penn State names interim replacement for outgoing CIO

by Emily Bamforth

Michael Büsges, Penn State's senior director for enterprise projects, will serve as interim CIO while the university finds a replacement for NYU-bound Don Welch.

Penn State launches Microsoft single sign-on platform

by Emily Bamforth

Pennsylvania State University leaders said the 18-month project struck a balance between security and accessibility.

Penn State president denounces ‘Zoom bombing’ of Black Caucus

by EdScoop Staff

The university is encouraging improved security practices after uninvited users crashed a virtual student meeting with offensive imagery and language.

Penn State geographers build VR to show climate change effects

by Betsy Foresman

The researchers said the tool will help visualize the impact of climate change on forests and help establish reasonable next steps for future ecological policy.

Penn State joins initiative to hire more diverse STEM faculty

by Betsy Foresman

Ultimately, the initiative will increase career opportunities in STEM fields for underrepresented groups, as well as improve student success.

Penn State opens on-campus coronavirus testing center

by Betsy Foresman

The new lab will test students at random to help the university identify asymptomatic carriers of the virus and monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 on campus.

Universities are 3D-printing face shields for hospitals amid shortage

by Jake Williams

Amid a shortage of critical medical supplies, university professors and staff are pooling their knowledge of 3D printing to make equipment to protect health care workers.