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Marcellus Shale: Just the Latest Pennsylvania Energy Source

1/22/2011

Rudy Slingerland recently spoke about the Marcellus Shale at a Huddle with the Faculty presentation. Read more about his presentation in the Penn Stater Magazine.

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Bralower to step down as Head of Geosciences Department

1/22/2011

Tim Bralower has been a key member of the leadership team in EMS since his arrival on campus. After eight years of unsurpassed excellence, he has announced his intention to step down as Head of Geosciences, effective June 30, 2011. He will rejoin the faculty as Professor of Geosciences.

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Freeman Elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society

1/22/2011

Professor Kate Freeman has been elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society. This is a major honor for Kate who has established a long record of innovation at the forefront of organic geochemistry. Dr. Freeman is also a respected national leader in graduate education.

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Geosciences

Our most popular degree offers a comprehensive background in traditional geology and is suitable for students who wish to work in the environmental or oil and gas industries, in hydrogeology, or continue to graduate school.

Maureen Feineman, Department of Geosciences
Maureen Feineman
Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs

Established in 1921, the Department of Geosciences (then Geology) is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, one of the original colleges of the University.

Our Faculty

Dedicated to academic and professional excellence, our faculty members emphasize both fundamental and interdisciplinary study. Despite their high research productivity, our faculty are committed to delivering the very finest undergraduate geoscience education in the country.

Maureen Feineman
Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs

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