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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Ranked No. 1 Engineering College for 22nd Straight Year

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Mussallem Union

“The U.S. News ranking continues to highlight the strong return on investment from a Rose-Hulman education, and further attests our mission of continuous improvement to be the best in STEM education.”- Robert A. Coons, President, Rose-Hulman

For the 22nd consecutive year, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has been ranked by its peers as best among U.S. engineering colleges that are focused on bachelor’s- and master’s-level education.

The latest No. 1 ranking is featured in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges Guide, released September

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Exploring the use of deceptive technology in the U.S. and abroad

  • Deceptive manipulation:

    Deceptive manipulation:
     Deepfakes are extremely effective weapons of disinformation capable of both undermining trust in institutions and elections and inciting political violence.
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  • Award winner:

    Award winner:
     Meg Hogan’s ’21 paper, “Replicating Reality – Advantages and Limitations of Weaponized Deepfake Technology,” was recently recognized as the top undergraduate student paper in the country in 2020 in the field of intelligence and national security.
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by Nathan Warters

September 10, 2020

Megan Hogan ’21 can make an argument for using deepfake technology as a national defense tactic, but she plans to expose similar methods of disinformation during the 2020 Presidential

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NSF Grant Supports Effort to Identify Deep Fake Technology | College News

When scrolling through the news in your favorite app, you probably have a method of determining whether the content you’re seeing is legitimate or fake. What’s the source of the story? Who benefits from the story being shared? Are there obvious factual errors? Sometimes, it’s not even necessary to read past the headline because you know, for example, that there’s enough evidence to prove the Earth is, indeed, round.

But how can you tell if the video you’re watching or the audio you’re hearing is illegitimate when it looks and sounds like the real thing?

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Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro celebrates their 2020 graduation | Free Press-Courier

WELLSBORO — The Pennsylvania College of Technology campus here celebrated the graduation of 18 students from the practical nursing program on Thursday, Aug. 27. The graduates are now eligible to take the NCLEX exam for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Few people were able to attend the ceremony due to limitations from COVID-19, but the team from Penn College made it possible for students to share the moment with friends and family through sharing an online stream on Zoom.

Graduate Melissa Metcalf said that community members stood on the sidewalk while the ceremony was in progress and cheered the

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