On Sunday, Sept. 1, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the northern Bahamas as a powerful Category 5 hurricane and stalled there for days, devastating the island nation with deadly flooding and lashing winds that reached 185 mph.
Katelyn Kirchner, a senior from Downingtown, earned a prestigious Astronaut Scholarship earlier this year.
Penn State researchers Jose D. Fuentes, professor of meteorology, and Feifei Shi, assistant professor of energy engineering, have joined the Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE). Both are faculty members in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown, the conference focused on climate solutions being hosted at Penn State from Sept. 16-18, will be livestreamed online for free.
More than 20 Penn State researchers are participating in the upcoming climate solutions conference Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown.
A $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow Penn State researchers to assist Alaskan coastal communities with environmental changes that threaten to irrevocably damage their way of life.
A new method for exploring natural gas in the Marcellus Shale, developed by Penn State researchers, shows potential high yield areas can be found more easily and with lower costs.
A team of Penn State researchers has identified five factors that can better characterize risk management options to protect coastal populations from rising sea levels and storm surges.
A new position in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Department of Geosciences aims to improve diversity in the field by beginning pioneering efforts at Penn State.
A new testing protocol that uses existing, affordable water chemistry tests can help scientists and regulators detect sites showing evidence of new methane gas leaks caused by oil and gas drilling, according to Penn State researchers.