Penn State alumni of the national professional chemistry fraternity Alpha Chi Sigma have committed $1.5 million to endow scholarships in the three colleges where most of their members earned their degrees: the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the Eberly College of Science.
Earl "Skip" Lenker is passionate about lifelong learning. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1956 and earning his doctorate in geosciences from Penn State in 1964, the lifelong educational journey continued.
In the third year of investing in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Millennium Scholars program, Tony Hutchinson is beginning to see his efforts paying off.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) will be raising money to support the Millennium Scholars Program on GivingTuesday, slated to begin at 6:55 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, and lasting through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30. Early fundraising is already underway.
Message from Sue Powell: Colleen Swetland will be retiring from Penn State at the end of this month, Oct. 29, 2021.
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.
Mohammad Rezaee, assistant professor of mining engineering in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, was selected to receive the Centennial Career Development Professorship in Mining Engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
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.