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.
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.
The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will host its annual research showcase from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April. 27, in the HUB-Robeson Center on the Penn State University Park campus.
Andrew Curtis, professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, will discuss his work responding to the pandemic and how his earlier work during Hurricane Katrina informed his approach to COVID-19, during a talk at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 15.
Dark patches of open sea that appear in the ice-choked water around Helheim Glacier may reveal new clues about how a rapidly changing Greenland glacier loses ice, according to a Penn State-led team of scientists.
In the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Engineering Programs rankings released March 29, engineering at Penn State University Park ranked No. 32 overall, advancing one place from last year's report, and No. 18 among public institutions.
A panel discussion, "Climate Change: Our Response as Artists," will feature artists from Small Island Big Song to discuss the impacts of climate change and explore how art can influence our relationship with the environment.
Judit Gonzalez-Santana, a doctoral student in geosciences, was awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for her talk "Contrasting flank instability behaviors and volcanic activity styles at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala."