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.
Penn State alumna Professor Judi Wakhungu, currently Kenya's ambassador to France, Portugal, Serbia, Monaco and the Holy See, always knew deep down that she would make a great impact on the world.
Jon Nese, host of Penn State's "Weather World," says you can trace the roots of a longtime partnership with the astronomy and astrophysics department to the ancient Greek meaning of the word "meteorology."
Kelly Cui is president of the PSAA Beijing Alumni Chapter. She graduated from Penn State in 2015 with a degree in Environmental Systems Engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Most recently she participated as an alumni panelist on a panel titled "The Global Impact of Penn State Alumni."
David Payne, who has seen countless young professionals enter the petroleum and natural gas field, said Penn State graduates tend to stand out. They love to travel, advance in their careers and take on new challenges.
Doing what you love while helping others sounds like a good deal - especially if what you love is watching Penn State football.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) will be raising money to support the Millennium Scholars Program on Giving Tuesday, slated to begin at 6:55 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, and lasting through 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
Jacob Hidrowoh didn't plan on his career journey turning out the way it did. A young man from Quito, Ecuador, Hidrowoh came to Penn State in 2014 on a national Ecuadorian scholarship to study Earth science and policy, a new major at the time.
The 2020 David Ford McFarland Award for Achievement in Metallurgy lecture will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, via Zoom.
If you have viewed short documentary films about the 19th amendment on The New York Times website or national monuments on The Washington Post website this year, you have seen the work of Penn State alumna Megan Ruffe, a Schreyer Scholar who graduated in 2013, earning degrees in film production and geography.
It took a global pandemic to convince many of something Mike Hermann has long known: We are surrounded by some amazing outdoor attractions.