The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences alumni do great things and we like to share their stories. Below are the most current stories showcasing our alumni.
Zuleima Karpyn, associate dean for graduate education and research in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering, was named the inaugural Donohue Family Professor.
Penn State alumnus Cody Yackanicz, 2017, is a member of an exclusive club: He is one of only about 2,600 people to complete thru-hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association.
The Penn State Alumni Association will honor 22 Penn Staters on Oct. 6 with the Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has a rich history dating back more than a century, from the original focus on mining engineering, to today's interdisciplinary focus on earth, energy, and materials sciences and engineering. Founded in 1896 as the School of Mines, this year, the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences is celebrating its 125th anniversary.
When David Donohue was a young man, fresh out of graduate school at Penn State and working for a major oil and gas corporation, he believed he found a way to improve a production process for his employer.
Douglas Miller, who earned three degrees from Penn State; worked as a research assistant, research associate and professor in two colleges; and created and led the Center for Environmental Informatics for 20 years, retired in July and was granted emeritus status.
It was around 11 a.m. -- about an hour after the morning's frost had lifted -- and Garrett Bastardi, flanked by about 100 other golfers, was still patiently waiting with friends for a 9:30 a.m. tee time at a North Carolina golf course.
Jim McCrory, the senior line pilot at Aspen Helicopters in Oxnard, California, has always been fascinated with location.
The subpoena arrived at 9:45 p.m. on Friday, ordering the fictitious Wolfhelm Mining Ltd. executive team to appear in court.
When Tom Rauch left Penn State in 2013 with dual degrees in mining engineering and energy business and finance, he entered the extractive industries set on making an impact with his unique skill set of business acumen and passion for solving critical societal needs.