Author: Manas Rajaram

HackPSU Recap: Turning Happy Valley into Hacker Valley

Manas Rajaram recaps HackPSU, Penn State’s hackathon, and offers her view on its implications for the future.

Penn State-Designed ‘Apparatus X’ Will Help Restore New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward

Student-led project Apparatus X, a self-sustaining emergency response vehicle prototype, will attempt to restore the Hurricane Katrina-devastated Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans by empowering its residents to rebuild their community.

THON Dancers Team Up with Penn State Startup to Combat Dehydration

Ten THON dancers will not only have the support of their Moralers but also an extra helping hand from Penn State startup H2O-Pal, which produces a Bluetooth-enabled water bottle linked to an iOS app that prevent dehydration by monitoring users’ water intake levels.