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Mentoring, career achievements help Abegg earn alumni honor
09/27/2018

In accepting the GEMS (Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences) Alumni Achievement Award, Rick Abegg thanked his parents -- both educators -- for instilling in him the drive to work hard while elevating those around him.


Exhibition showcases 'Rocks, Minerals and the History of Art' Oct. 1-6
09/25/2018

 

An exhibition held Oct. 1-6 will showcase the research and materials for a new course that investigates a select group of rocks and minerals used in the production of art between the Prehistoric Era and Early Modern period.


Microbiome Center to host networking event Oct. 2
09/25/2018

Those interested in learning about or participating in microbiome research at Penn State are invited to attend a networking event sponsored by the University's Microbiome Research Center.


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.


Professor expands scope of data science techniques in new book
09/21/2018

For some, publishing a book is a lifetime achievement. For John Harlim, professor of mathematics and meteorology at Penn State and an Institute for CyberScience (ICS) co-hire, it is similar to reviewing his last decade of research.


Project to provide reliable and affordable solar-generated energy to Penn State
09/20/2018

A new project will provide 2,500 megawatt-hours of clean, reliable and affordable solar-generated energy annually to the University as part of its diversified energy portfolio. The Penn State Office of Physical Plant and Alternative Energy Development Group (AEDG) announced Sept. 19 the development of a 2 megawatt Advanced Utility-Scale Solar photovoltaic system.


'The Bearded Lady Project,' documentary screening, discussion on Sept. 23
09/19/2018

"The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science" is a documentary and photographic project about women working in the male-dominated field of paleontology. It celebrates the contributions of women scientists and highlights the challenges and obstacles they face. Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences will host a screening of the 22-minute documentary and presentation, followed by a panel discussion, question-and-answer session and reception from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, in 22 Deike Building on the University Park campus. The events are free and open to the public.


Meteorologist Greg Forbes among 14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award
09/14/2018

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. 


Public invited to fourth annual International Cultures Night on Sept. 17
09/14/2018

International cultures will be on display from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, on the ground floor of Deike Building on Penn State's University Park campus. The fourth annual International Cultures Night celebrates cultures from around the world through food, music, performances and cultural exhibitions.


Sign up for 'Women in Geospatial Sciences, Building Leaders for Tomorrow' workshop
09/13/2018

Penn State and Syracuse University will host two 1-and-a-half-day workshops to identify challenges women currently face in U.S. universities, and provide recommendations to retain women leaders in the geospatial sciences, through active engagement and building of peer-mentorship networks within departments, and also across the university and between universities.