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.

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences names fall 2018 student marshal
12/11/2018

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
12/05/2018

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
11/29/2018

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
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. 


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.


Inaugural research symposium offers chance for undergraduates to showcase skills
11/08/2018

An inaugural University-wide undergraduate research symposium will showcase work being conducted by women, minorities and first-year students in STEM fields.


PennTAP energy assessments provide grand slam for students and Pa. manufacturers
10/29/2018

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program(PennTAP) and a team of undergraduates in energy engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats LLC, a baseball bat manufacturer located in Brookville, Jefferson County.


Millennium Scholars ready to change the future of STEM fields
10/25/2018

Penn State Millennium Scholars, including those from the College of Earth and Minerals Sciences, say they're ready to be a part of and facilitate changes in the diversity of STEM fields.


Space grant research programs offered for undergraduates
10/13/2018

Three undergraduate research experience programs through NASA's Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium are offering students the opportunity to work with a research team and gain laboratory experience.


EMS student treks into hands-on sustainable learning
10/02/2018

How can you snorkel between two tectonic plates, hike along a canyon hundreds of feet deep and enjoy a bonfire in the mountains -- all in the same day, and all while learning about sustainability? Shaylee Traugh has the answer.


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