Graduate Students News & Announcements

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.

EMS alumnus maps out dream career while seeing the world
09/28/2018

Schreyer Honors College and College of Earth and Mineral Sciences graduate Patrick Stephens models three-dimensional terrain around the world while continuing to build his own cartography business.


Additive manufacturing and design master's program awards first degree
09/25/2018

Introduced in 2017, the AMD program is educating students and working engineers to become technical experts in additive manufacturing and design.


Climate science symposium to honor African-American meteorology pioneer
09/04/2018

Warren Washington became the second African-American nationwide to earn a doctoral degree in meteorology when he received his degree from Penn State in 1964, but his ties to the University extend beyond that.


New dual-title doctoral degree in climate science launched
08/31/2018

Climate science is a field devoted to the study of Earth's climate in the past, present and future. Understanding the Earth's future climate is vital, and in response Penn State has established a new dual-title doctoral program in climate science.


Energy and Mineral Engineering to host research showcase on Sept. 10
08/31/2018

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will be hosting a research showcase, "Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering," from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10.


GIS graduate students study abroad to advance careers at home
08/07/2018

Students enrolled in Penn State World Campus' master of geographic information systems program recently took part in a Challenges in Global Geospatial Analytics course.


Radar better than weather balloon for measuring boundary layer
08/02/2018

 Improving forecasting for a host of severe weather events may be possible thanks to a more comprehensive method for measuring the Earth's boundary layer depth, developed by Penn State researchers.


Graduate student pursues research passions with help of scholarships
07/23/2018

Jason Munro, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering, credits two recent scholarships with allowing him to pursue research that's both his passion and relevant to advancing the needs of society.


Penn State launches new graduate certificate for geospatial software developers
07/02/2018

Penn State has launched a new graduate certificate aimed at helping geospatial professionals working in the GIS and web mapping industries to expand their software development and coding skills.


Penn State graduate students win award in geospatial intelligence
06/21/2018

A team of Penn State graduate students recently received the 2018 Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence, a Penn State endowed scholarship award, for work they did during a geospatial intelligence course offered though the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute.