The overall mission of the Department of Geography is to conduct theoretical and applied geographic research in a dynamic and responsive manner that educates and inspires students to become critical and committed citizens who contribute to solutions for our planet.
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer who is a Penn State World Campus student has received this year’s Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the geospatial intelligence community.
The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) and the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences’ (ICDS) Research Innovations with Scientists and Engineers (RISE) team are working together to use computational power and human expertise to support research projects that can help create solutions affecting the climate and environment.
Small farms and home gardens where landholders raise multiple species of culturally important crops can have a significant impact when it comes to meeting the United Nations’ goal to end global hunger and malnutrition, according to an international team of researchers.
The Penn State University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2022 Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Student Research Awards, funded by the M. G. Whiting Endowment for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledge.
Eric J. Barron, president of Penn State, will deliver the commencement address for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' baccalaureate degree commencement ceremony, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, in the Pegula Ice Arena on Penn State's University Park campus.