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Bralower Receives George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching


Congratulations to Dr. Tim Bralower. Dr. Bralower is one of the recipients for the 2020 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award, named after Penn State’s seventh president,... read more

Digging into the past


Matthew CarrollMarch 03, 2020 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — High on the craggy cliffs of Oman’s rocky desert landscape, Sarah Ivory squeezed into narrow, dark caves in search of a different kind of... read more

Forest soils release more carbon dioxide than expected in rainy season


  Francisco Tutella February 12, 2020 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Current carbon cycle models may underestimate the amount of carbon dioxide released from the soil during rainy seasons in temperate... read more

Earthquake Prediction with Chris Marone

2/13/2020  read more

Sediment loading key to predicting post-wildfire debris flows


Francisco Tutella February 05, 2020 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The mudslides that follow wildfires in Southern California can be deadly and difficult topredict. New research can help officials... read more