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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.

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Engineering Design Showcase
Photo Story: Offering solutions at the Engineering Design Showcase
04/28/2017

Penn State engineering seniors' capstone projects presented solutions to real-world problems at the recent Engineering Design Showcase.


Students install solar array in low-income community in Honduras
Students install solar array in low-income community in Honduras
04/28/2017

Thirteen Penn State students in the colleges of Earth and Mineral Sciences and Engineering joined a team of partners to build a solar array in a low-income village in Roatan, Honduras, in March.


Presidential Leadership Academy 2017 class
Presidential Leadership Academy selects 2017 class
04/27/2017

The Presidential Leadership Academy's new class of 30 students represents 11 of Penn State's academic colleges.


Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement
Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers
04/24/2017

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master's, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State's 24 locations.


Amina Grant
McNair Scholar researches sustainability abroad, inspires children locally
04/19/2017

Amina Grant has spent much of her time as a Penn State undergraduate studying sustainability in the U.S., Jamaica and Peru, and using that research to make a positive impact on communities. And, other times, she has made a difference just by dressing as a superhero.