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Prior to her internship with Penn State's Office of Investment Management, Morgan Keim, a Dalmatia, Pennsylvania, native and senior at Penn State did not know what her future held. After her remote internship experience this summer, that is no longer the case.
Mohammad Rezaee, assistant professor of mining engineering in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, was selected to receive the Centennial Career Development Professorship in Mining Engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
In 2020, the U.S. experienced a record number of billion-dollar disaster events, with damages totaling approximately $95 billion. It was the sixth consecutive year the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recorded at least 10 such events.
The Penn State Alumni Association will honor 22 Penn Staters on Oct. 6 with the Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
The ways Penn State is addressing global climate change will be discussed during the eighth season premiere of President Eric Barron's monthly WPSU show, "Digging Deeper," on Sunday, Sept. 26.
Penn State's Zi-Kui Liu, the Dorothy Pate Enright Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and his team are working to develop tools for digitization of knowledge for efficiently creating new materials and their robust manufacturing processes.
Rebecca Bliege Bird, professor of anthropology at Penn State, will deliver a talk titled "Indigenous fire regimes and their ecosystem services under climate change" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27.
Jose D. Fuentes, professor of meteorology and John T. Ryan Faculty Fellow, has been appointed to serve as a co-chair of a National Science Foundation external advisory committee tasked with assessing and envisioning the future of the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which was created by the NSF.
With the help of a recent NSF grant, Penn State researchers will take undergraduate students from around the country to Peru over the summer to study extreme weather events near the Peruvian Andes and in the Peruvian Amazon
The Department of Geography Coffee Hour lecture series has resumed on Friday afternoons for the fall 2021 semester on Penn State's University Park campus.