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Penn State Hosts 19 National Science Foundation graduate researchers; Geosciences' Allison Karp Among the Recipients

8/27/2015

Penn State is hosting 19 new National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program recipients for the 2015-16 academic year. The students join 62 prior recipients continuing in the... read more

Geosciences students win second place in international oil prospect competition

6/26/2015

A team of five Penn State students won second place and $10,000 in the highly competitive, international Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) program, hosted by the American Association of Petroleum... read more

Geosciences student finds rare starfish fossil in Happy Valley

6/25/2015

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Anna Whitaker, a rising sophomore and an honors student in Geosciences, recently went searching for fossils and made an impressive discovery.  Fossils have been prolific at... read more

By any name: The Obelisk Campus landmark stands the test of time

6/12/2015

 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An old Pennsylvania State College postcard, date unknown, features the Armory and the "Stone Monolith," better known today as the Obelisk — and also sometimes referred to as... read more

Professor's Invention Improving Scientific Research

6/3/2015

STATE COLLEGE - A Penn State Professor invented a wireless seismometer to track the ground movement from places that are sometimes hard to track. It's called the GeoPebble and it's about the diameter... read more

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