Our graduate students are integral to the research we conduct, and they also are dedicated to making a difference in communities. Learn more about their research, outreach efforts, and other projects below.
Amy Farley grew up in a small Texas town around a farming family, and she's seen the increasing presence of technology in the agriculture industry yield a new crop -- data.
This month, Penn State's Sustainability Institute (SI) and the Student Sustainability Advisory Council (SSAC) honored six Penn State students for their leadership and commitment to sustainability throughout their time at Penn State.
Mass extinctions are known as times of global upheaval, causing rapid losses in biodiversity that wipe out entire animal groups. Some of the doomed groups linger on before going extinct, and a team of scientists found these "dead clades walking" (DCW) are more common and long-lasting than expected.
James Kasting, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, will discuss the dangers of human heat stress and the politics of climate change at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 as part of the EarthTalks series.
The spring 2021 EESI EarthTalks series, "Energy and climate policy: How to avoid a global hothouse," will address questions related to carbon taxes, renewable energy subsidies and the feasibility of carbon sequestration, among other topics.
The NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium (PSGC) is currently accepting applications to its graduate research fellowship program.
Renowned meteorologist and climate scientist Kerry Emanuel, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science at MIT, will discuss policy options to slow global warming at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25.
Fossil leaf assemblages from Patagonia, Argentina, suggest that vegetation in South America suffered great losses following an astroid impact but rebounded quickly.
A team of geoscientists thinks the key to understanding some destructive earthquakes may lie in the deep, gradual slow-slip behaviors beneath the subduction zones.
Penn State was selected as an official nominator for the Earthshot Prize, a competition aimed at identifying the most promising solutions to environmental challenges.