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John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering helps solve the world’s energy problems through high-quality, innovative teaching, research, and service. From mineral recovery to its use, the department plays a major role in the "power of life." Its mission is to help supply society with an affordable supply of energy and minerals; work to ensure human health and safety; and protect and maintain the quality of the environment. View the information below to learn more.

News

Julia Wolfe
EMS Museum & Art Gallery hosting conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Wolfe
03/21/2017

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) is hosting a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe along with other events commemorating the history of coal mining in Pennsylvania.


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Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium, April 21-22
03/17/2017

he Penn State Student Association of Environmental Science and Engineering (SAESE) will hold the 20th annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium (ECMSS) from 5-9 p.m. on April 21 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on April 22 in the Forest Resources Building. Abstract submission deadline is March 24.


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Penn State ties second place as top producer of 11 Fulbright Scholars 2016-17
03/14/2017

Penn State once again has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as one of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most Fulbright Scholars in the 2016-17 awards cycle. This year, 11 scholars were recipients of this prestigious grant and Penn State tied for second place.


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Penn State alumni establish scholarship to ‘produce a better world’
03/10/2017

Penn State alumni Brian and Terri Green said three reasons sparked their decision to establish the Robert and Florence Green Memorial Scholarship in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.


Sam Baker
Mining engineering senior shares love of industry with Boy Scouts seeking badge
02/24/2017

Whether you're reading this on your cellphone, tablet or desktop computer, Sam Baker wants you to know one thing: It's made almost entirely from materials mined from the ground. Baker, a senior majoring in mining engineering, has championed a cause of informing people about the benefit -- and necessity -- of mining.