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A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer who is a Penn State World Campus student has received this year’s Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the geospatial intelligence community.
The Penn State Engineering Graduate Student Council hosted its annual College of Engineering Research Symposium on April 6 at the Hyatt Place in downtown State College.
For several Penn State students taking a course on marine biogeochemistry, the coastal waters of the Florida Keys became an extension of their laboratory.
Edward Spagnuolo, who recently graduated from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences with a bachelor's degree in geobiology, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
The Center for Energy Law and Policy will sponsor "Scaling Up Equitable Distributed Energy Workshop," an expert panel of professors, former government representatives and industry leaders to explore potential solutions and legal and technical impediments to achieving scale and equity in the distributed, localized energy space.
Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) recognized exceptional students and faculty for their academic excellence, service and leadership during its annual Wilson Awards Celebration, held on Sunday, April 24.
Eric J. Barron, president of Penn State, will deliver the commencement address for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' baccalaureate degree commencement ceremony, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, in the Pegula Ice Arena on Penn State's University Park campus.
Energy Days returns this May with a focus on the theme "Mobilizing Energy and Climate Solutions." The conference will occur on May 25 and 26 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center on the University Park campus of Penn State.
Tiny beetles that feed on fruit from the palm family may have developed their taste for coconuts long ago, according to a Penn State-led team of scientists studying suspected insect damage in a 60-million-year-old fossil.
Graduate programs in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences were recently recognized among the nation's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings.