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Joshua Woda, a graduate student in geosciences at Penn State, measures methane concentrations in the air. Gas bubbles out of the Faculty
Ground and stream water clues reveal shale drilling impacts
11/19/2018

Chemical clues in waters near Marcellus Shale gas wells in rural Pennsylvania can identify new drilling-related sources of methane contamination, according to scientists.

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EMS plans to raise $10,000 for Millennium Scholars program on Giving Tuesday
11/19/2018

To support the Millennium Scholars program, the college aims to raise $10,000 on Giving Tuesday, which will help fund one Millennium Scholar in the 2019-20 academic year. 

Hojong Kim Faculty
DOE grant aimed at improving process to reduce nuclear fuel waste
11/15/2018

An $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will allow Penn State researchers to investigate a new approach for removing rare-earth fission products from the molten salt baths where used nuclear fuel is electro-refined to recycle uranium and minimize nuclear waste.

ALLWE survey Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) survey
11/14/2018

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences is conducting an Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) in the college. Deadline to take survey is November 30, 2018.

Next generation batteries Faculty
Next-gen batteries possible with new engineering approach
11/14/2018

Dramatically longer-lasting, faster-charging and safer lithium metal batteries may be possible, according to Penn State research, recently published in Nature Energy.

Students work in one of the University's additive manufacturing labs. Student
New graduate certificate in additive manufacturing offered at Penn State
11/12/2018

Prompted by the industry demand for trained experts in additive manufacturing and design for additive manufacturing, Penn State is offering a new graduate certificate in additive manufacturing and design (AMD) through Penn State World Campus.

Energy Faculty
Re-Imagining Energy: Generating Energy
11/09/2018

Penn State researchers are developing a range of innovative technologies to harvest the sustainable energy of natural processes to power our future. 

Emission towers Faculty
Re-Imagining Energy: Catching Carbon
11/09/2018

Penn State researchers are working on new technology to capture CO2 before it gets into the atmosphere and either sequester it or use it to create new products. 

Katz Law Building Faculty
Re-Imagining Energy: The Built Environment
11/09/2018

Almost 40 percent of the energy we use goes to heat, cool, light, and power appliances in the buildings where we live and work. Penn State is a global leader in making its buildings more energy efficient through green design and sustainable construction practices.

Building 7R at the Navy Yard is home to a single-building microgrid. Faculty
Re-Imagining Energy: Pulling It All Together
11/09/2018

Penn State scientists, policy experts, and physical plant managers are exploring how to navigate the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources so we can get the greatest value out of the green technologies that are becoming available.