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Ancient plankton-like microfossils span two continents

7/14/2017

 A'ndrea Elyse Messer
July 13, 2017

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Lee Kump, Named Dean of Earth and Mineral Sciences

5/25/2017

 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Lee Kump, a University faculty member and leading paleoclimatologist, has been named the new dean of Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, pending approval of the Penn State Board of Trustees on July 21. Kump will serve as interim dean from June 1 to July 20.

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Graham and interdisciplinary team awarded PNAS Cozzarelli Prize

5/8/2017

 

 The paper, "Timing and causes of mid-Holocene mammoth extinction on St. Paul Island, Alaska," was among six papers selected to receive the 2017 Cozzarelli Prize. The Cozzarelli Prize is an award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences.

“I am honored to receive this prestigious award with my coauthors,” said Graham. “We are extremely honored to be among the select group of authors selected by PNAS to receive this award.”

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Movements of the body, movements of the Earth

5/4/2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Jen Taylor hadn't taken any dance classes before coming to college. After graduation this spring, she will leave with several years' experience not only dancing but teaching dance from cultures around the world. Similarly, she had never studied fault zones or Earth science in depth, but four years at Penn State gave her the opportunity not only to study geosciences but also complete multiple research projects.

Transformative dance

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Undergraduate Madeline Nyblade argues "Change Starts Here"

5/1/2017

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