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Industrial engineering faculty, students honored at annual industry conference

Several faculty and students within the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering were honored for excellence at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference in Pittsburgh.

Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.

Generosity, ingenuity characterized geoscientist’s 40-year career

Geoscientist Michael Arthur's four-decade career was highly collaborative and unconventional. He will retire on June 30, leaving behind a legacy as an innovative researcher and a champion for budding scientists.

Sustainable Climate Risk Management Summer School marks fifth year

The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) is seeking applications for its fifth annual summer school, which runs from July 30 to Aug. 4 at Penn State.

Penn Staters' voices heard at science march in Washington, D.C.

More than 130 members of the Penn State and State College communities traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to take part in the March for Science, a nonpartisan event organized to rally support for science.

Alumni mentoring program underscores dedication to improving student experiences

Alumni of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences volunteer their time to benefit students in the college in the numerous ways, the newest of which is an alumni-student mentoring program.

Sixteen EMS students recognized for scholarship, global experience and service

Sixteen students were inducted as laureates of the Earth and Mineral Sciences Academy for Global Experience (EMSAGE), which honors a select number of students in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences for their scholarship, service and global experiences.

Integrative approach needed to protect crop biodiversity, researcher says

In a commentary in the April issue of Nature Plants, Karl Zimmerer, professor of geography, argues that a comprehensive approach to protecting the human use of biodiversity of agricultural crops is vital to a sustainable food future that addresses global hunger, increasing populations and changing climate.

Five Penn Staters to receive Honorary Alumni Award

Five longtime Penn State champions and benefactors -- including John A. Dutton, professor emeritus of meteorology and dean emeritus of the Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences -- will be recognized by the Penn State Alumni Association and named honorary alumni.