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Gene Ulmer, 78, passed away


Gene Ulmer was one of the last crop of Ossie Osborne's  "oxygen fugacity" mafia,  a caring person and a loyal PennStater.  His heart was always focused on the well-being of his students and... read more

PSU Geosciences Alumna Ellen Currano Featured in University of Wyoming Magazine


  Through her impressive research and outreach efforts, paleontologist Ellen Currano challenges the traditional image of geoscientists. Full Story.  read more

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


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


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


  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