Tickets for EMS Gala highlights close-knit feel of the college

There's still time to purchase tickets for the EMS Gala, the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' (EMS) formal event for students, faculty and staff.

Institute for CyberScience names spring 2018 distinguished visiting researchers

The Institute for CyberScience will bring two acclaimed researchers to Penn State in spring 2018 through the ICS Distinguished Visiting Researcher Program. The program provides funding for accomplished scholars in computational science fields to visit, deliver seminars, meet students, and discuss potential collaborations with Penn State faculty.

New course to examine science, policy and ethics surrounding climate change

"Ethics of Climate Change," a new interdomain course being offered at University Park this spring, seeks to introduce students to the science, policy and ethics of climate change.

Power Up! Penn State's new data center crunches big numbers, solves big problems

Too much of a good thing. That's the situation many scientists face in this age of Big Data. Thanks to a new data center at Penn State, researchers can now analyze huge amounts of information and complex models that were grindingly slow or impossible to handle before.

Penn State announces Global Programs Travel Grants 2017 competition results

Twice a year, Global Programs solicits applications for international travel from faculty and graduate students. Based on the review committees' evaluations and recommendations, 30 applicants were selected for funding support. The awardees will travel to 19 countries on four continents. 

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences names fall 2017 student marshal

Varumporn Pimsen has been named the student marshal for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' fall 2017 commencement ceremony. She will lead the college's procession of graduates during the Penn State undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.

Students aim to reimagine transportation through electric bike social enterprise

A group of Penn State students is getting charged up by Project BYOB, or "Bring Your Own Bike," a student-driven initiative that is working to create an environmentally friendly transportation system by converting standard bicycles to electric.

Enrique Perez - Why I Give Back

Penn State geosciences alumnus Enrique Perez received tremendous financial support and advice throughout his life, which paved the way for career success. Now, he's giving back in many ways to provide similar opportunities to other students. 

Exploring the future: Scholar proud to represent research during Homecoming week

Hannah Pohlmann has an interest in developing new projects and helping to promote Penn State's reputation as a world-class research university.

Petroleum engineering club wins second straight outstanding chapter award

For the second year in a row, the Penn State chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers won the Outstanding Chapter Award at the 93rd Annual Technical Conference Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas.