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Brantley will receive the European Association of Geochemistry’s 2018 Urey Award

1/31/2018

Susan Brantley, distinguished professor of geosciences and director of the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State, will receive the European Association of Geochemistry’s 2018 Urey Award.

The annual award recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions advancing geochemistry over a career. Named after Harold Clayton Urey, a Nobel Prize-winning physical chemist, it is the top prize given by the society.

Brantley will receive the award in August at the V.M. Goldschmidt Conference in Boston.

 

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Wilf named Paleontological Society Fellow for commitment to research, students

1/22/2018

 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In graduate school Peter Wilf published his first paper in the journal Paleobiology. So, the geosciences professor said being named a Fellow of the Paleontological Society, which publishes the journal, was an extra special honor.

“The society is very welcoming,” Wilf said. “They’ve always been an asset to my work and to all my students, who continue to receive grants from them. They’re like my home team, so it’s wonderful to be recognized by them.”

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Day the Dinosaurs Died

1/11/2018

A PBS Special featuring Dr. Timothy Bralower...."

Program Description

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Congratulations to our Earth Sciences, Geobiology, and Earth Science and Policy award winners!

12/4/2017

Congratulations to our Earth Sciences, Geobiology, and Earth Science and Policy award winners!

Freshman Award

Elliott Zou and Jack Chen (freshmen, Earth Sciences)  
Poster Title: Creatures Once Lived Only on the Roof of the World:  13-14
Million Years Old Tibetan Animal Fossils and Their Owner

project adviser: Chris House

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