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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.
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.