Students in the News

Our students are go-getters, committed to improving themselves and the world around them. Learn about some of their research, study abroad, internships, and other activities that are supplementing their education and preparing them for life after graduation.

Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis: EMS undergraduates take on tectonics

Penn State undergraduate students visited Crater Lake and other locations throughout the Pacific Northwest as part of a three-semester research course sponsored by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Center for Advanced Undergraduate Study and Experience (CAUSE).

Schreyer Honors College adds four to distinguished faculty program

Four Penn State faculty members have been accepted into the Schreyer Honors College Distinguished Honors Faculty Program (DHFP) for the 2019-21 academic term.

EMS Gala tickets on sale for students, faculty, staff through Wednesday

Tickets are still on sale for the EMS Gala, a formal event sponsored by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' (EMS) undergraduate student council for its students, faculty and staff, through Wednesday, Jan. 23.

Gallery: The Bearded Lady Project

Middle and high school students recently toured the Bearded Lady Project exhibit in the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery. View gallery.

The next generation: Students learn about opportunities for women in geosciences

Dozens of middle and high school students from across Pennsylvania recently spent a day at the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery at Penn State learning about women in geosciences.

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences names fall 2018 student marshal

Katelyn Adkison will represent the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences as its student marshal at Penn State's fall 2018 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Adding layers to Penn State's Nittany Lion pride

In 1942, Heinz Warneke sculpted the famous Nittany Lion Shrine from a 13-ton block of Indiana limestone. Seventy-six years later, the Penn State 3D Printing Club printed a multi-colored head of the Nittany Lion using 20 different filament materials.

Energy and Mineral Engineering to host Winter Open House for EMS faculty, staff

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) is hosting a Winter Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, in the Hosler Building. All faculty and staff in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences are invited to come to enjoy some holiday treats and visit with one another.

EMS plans to raise $10,000 for Millennium Scholars program on Giving Tuesday

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. 

New graduate certificate in additive manufacturing offered at Penn State

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.

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