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.

Inaugural research symposium offers chance for undergraduates to showcase skills

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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