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Students navigate real-time coastal hazards in World Campus course

11/9/2017

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 State World Campus in partnership with the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ John A. Dutton e-Education Institute.

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Developing a New Transdisciplinary Curriculum in Critical Zone Science

11/8/2017

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Field conference helps write the book on Pennsylvania geology

11/1/2017

 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 story can be found in the pages of guidebooks published each year as part of the annual Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists.

“If someone was commissioned to write the history of Pennsylvania geology, 90 percent would come out from what’s in those guidebooks,” Gold said.  

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Undergraduate Research: Finding Fossils in Central Pennsylvania

10/31/2017

Geosciences undergraduate student, Anna Whitaker, shares her research experiences.


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Andy Smye Awarded the Rudy L. Slingerland Early Career Professorship

9/19/2017

Congratulations to Andy Smye for being awarded the Rudy L. Slingerland Early Career Professorship for 2017-2020 in recognition of the significant contributions he has made in a short time since his PhD.

Andy’s research blends field observations, laboratory measurements and theoretical calculations to determine the origin and evolution of the crust and mantle. He already has a number of seminal publications and was recently named as the recipient of the 2016 President’s Award of the Geological Society of London.

 

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