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.

Public invited to fourth annual International Cultures Night on Sept. 17

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.

Climate science symposium to honor African-American meteorology pioneer

Warren Washington became the second African-American nationwide to earn a doctoral degree in meteorology when he received his degree from Penn State in 1964, but his ties to the University extend beyond that.

Energy and Mineral Engineering to host research showcase on Sept. 10

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will be hosting a research showcase, "Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering," from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10.

Ryan Family Student Center, a one-stop shop for student support

On the University Park campus, located just inside a side entrance of Deike Building on Burrowes Road, a popular student center serves as an advising one-stop shop for undergraduate students in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS).

Ryan Family Student Center Video

Watch video about the Ryan Family Student Center in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Center integrates tutoring, advising, student work space, and areas for casual interaction into a one-stop shop for student success.

Undergraduates get taste for research at Penn State through NSF program

 A dozen students from around the nation recently wrapped up their summer research projects in the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, funded through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates(REU) program.

New course puts Penn State students in control of transformational technology

A new general education course at University Park -- GEOG 397 -- will immerse students in the world of virtual reality, 360-degree video, augmented reality and more.

Penn State launches new graduate certificate for geospatial software developers

Penn State has launched a new graduate certificate aimed at helping geospatial professionals working in the GIS and web mapping industries to expand their software development and coding skills.

Geosciences students again dominate at Imperial Barrel Award Competition

Penn State students again finished near the top worldwide in the Imperial Barrel Award Competition, which pits more than 100 teams against one another in an exercise to assess the petroleum potential of a given geographic basin.

EMS academic and alumni leaders create Open Doors Scholarships

The Kump, Bryja and Schlosser families have stepped up for Penn State students through philanthropy.

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