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Inspired by support he received, alumnus pays it forward


Enrique Perez is walking proof of the transformative power of education. Starting off life in a low-income community, Perez, now with three degrees to his name, plays an important role in the... read more

Anna Whitaker who wins first place in the paleontological society’s competition


Congratulations to Anna Whitaker who won first place in the paleontological society’s competition of undergraduate posters at GSA.  Anna’s poster was titled "Environmental graduate analysis in the... read more

Students navigate real-time coastal hazards in World Campus course


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As regions across the Atlantic Ocean were bracing for a recent string of hurricanes, real-time lessons were being explored around the globe in a class taught through Penn... read more

Developing a New Transdisciplinary Curriculum in Critical Zone Science

11/8/2017  read more

Field conference helps write the book on Pennsylvania geology


 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — If Duff Gold set out to write the history of Pennsylvania geology, he’d have a pretty good idea where to start. Gold, emeritus professor of geosciences at Penn State, said the... read more