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A beach house on the Bolivar Peninsula near Galveston, TX, destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008.
Sustainable Climate Risk Management Summer School marks fifth year
05/19/2017

The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) is seeking applications for its fifth annual summer school, which runs from July 30 to Aug. 4 at Penn State.


Alumni from the Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences board of directors pose for a photo.
Alumni mentoring program underscores dedication to improving student experiences
05/15/2017

Alumni of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences volunteer their time to benefit students in the college in the numerous ways, the newest of which is an alumni-student mentoring program.


Sixteen students were inducted as laureates of the Earth and Mineral Sciences Academy for Global Experience
Sixteen EMS students recognized for scholarship, global experience and service
05/11/2017

Sixteen students were inducted as laureates of the Earth and Mineral Sciences Academy for Global Experience (EMSAGE), which honors a select number of students in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences for their scholarship, service and global experiences.


Karl Zimmerer
Integrative approach needed to protect crop biodiversity, researcher says
05/10/2017

In a commentary in the April issue of Nature Plants, Karl Zimmerer, professor of geography, argues that a comprehensive approach to protecting the human use of biodiversity of agricultural crops is vital to a sustainable food future that addresses global hunger, increasing populations and changing climate.


Army Capt. Andy Duhon and family
Army captain balanced military training, deployment while completing his degree
05/05/2017

Army Capt. Andy Duhon balanced his coursework with his military service and family as he earned his master's degree through Penn State World Campus.