Four students in the Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences were recently awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to advance their research ambitions.
Aara'L Yarber wants to bridge a critical gap she sees in journalism — localized news tailored to Black communities. Through a National Science Foundation (NSF) internship this fall, the meteorology and atmospheric science doctoral candidate said she hopes to be able to do just that.
The next generation of 2D semiconductor materials doesn’t like what it sees when it looks in the mirror.
Mark Ortiz, a Presidential Postdoctoral Scholar in Penn State’s Department of Geography, is one of 15 geographers selected to the American Association of Geographers’ (AAG) first-ever cohort in the new Elevate the Discipline, or Elevate, program.
The "cold blob" — has been linked to changes in ocean circulation, but a new study found changes in large-scale atmospheric patterns may play an equally important role, according to an international research team led by Penn State.
Melissa Lopez had always dreamed of a career that aligned with her passion to protect the Earth. As Lopez grew older and became a mother of four with a full-time job, she had to temporarily put her dreams on hold.
Anyone who has taken a long road trip or bike ride has used a product of the spurge plant family — rubber.
Poaching wild animals poses global environmental risks, from threatening the survival of keystones species to potentially spreading animal-borne diseases to humans.
The Penn State chapter of the EnvironMentors had a successful showing at the 2023 EnvironMentors National Science Fair and Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Two summer research programs focused on engaging undergraduate students in climate science research and finding solutions to global warming will be concluding in a combined event that is free and open to the public.