Twenty teams have been awarded $500 to pursue their ideas to use artificial intelligence for good in the 2020 Nittany AI Challenge to improve the world by providing solutions for problems within the areas of education, health, humanitarian challenges, sustainability and climate change.
Faculty and staff at Penn State continue to go above and beyond the classroom to transform education, bridging the gap between the University and its surrounding communities. In the increasingly ubiquitous and changing world of technology, faculty are preparing students to move beyond digital literacy — the understanding of how to use the tools — to how they can achieve digital fluency.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English, creative writing and literature at Penn State Altoona, served as guest editor of “One World, One People: The 2019 DoveTales Anthology,” which was published in December 2019. She had previously served as guest editor of the online version for “DoveTales.”
Brian Black, distinguished professor of history and environmental studies and head of the Division of Arts and Humanities at Penn State Altoona, recently gave a series of invited lectures on Gettysburg and energy transitions during World War I.