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IST alum’s iPad app puts high-res satellite imagery at your fingertips


Throughout history, people have relied on maps and geospatial information to gain a greater understanding of places throughout the world and make decisions. Nowadays, iPad users can deepen their knowledge of ancient wonders and current events through high-resolution satellite images, thanks to an app developed by College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Alumnus Todd M. Bacastow and his team at GeoEye. Read more


Attending Arts Fest? There’s an app for that!


The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts will mark its 45th anniversary on July 11-15 by bringing more 125,000 people to downtown State College and the University Park campus of Penn State. With an event of this size, it can be difficult for festival attendees to recall the location of a particular booth, or decide what musical acts they want to see. Read more


IP2050 Symposium and Conference


The School of Information and Library Science celebrated the ending of its 80th anniversary year by taking a forward look at the future of our field and its graduates during the Information Professionals 2050 (IP2050) Symposium and Conference. Read more


National Science Foundation, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Drexel University?s Center for Visual and Decision Informatics Collaborate with Elsevier to Address Big Data Challenge


The newly established National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI), a joint venture between Drexel University and The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) and the National Science Foundation, proudly announces a new collaboration with Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Read more