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New graduate, undergraduate student groups strive to increase museum involvement

Two new College of Earth and Mineral Science's (EMS) student groups were recently formed to strengthen the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery's connection to the college, the University and local communities.

Climate conference to feature Penn State researchers Sept. 16-18

More than 20 Penn State researchers are participating in the upcoming climate solutions conference Research to Action: The Science of Drawdown.

Researchers identify five factors for better coastal risk-management strategies

A team of Penn State researchers has identified five factors that can better characterize risk management options to protect coastal populations from rising sea levels and storm surges.

Researchers develop affordable, less-intensive methane detection protocol

A new testing protocol that uses existing, affordable water chemistry tests can help scientists and regulators detect sites showing evidence of new methane gas leaks caused by oil and gas drilling, according to Penn State researchers.

Mining internship provides a deep learning experience for Penn State student

Penn State Brandywine student Samuel Dikeumunna spent 11 weeks this summer at the Turquoise Ridge/Twin Creeks gold mine operated by Nevada Gold Mines near Golconda, Nevada.

Focusing computational power for more accurate, efficient weather forecasts

Penn State researchers are using artificial intelligence to pinpoint swift-changing weather areas to help meteorologists produce more accurate weather forecasts without wasting valuable computational power.

Geosciences professor seeks to help communities better respond to climate risks

Worldwide climate change is intensifying natural disasters and leading to record-high costs in damages, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Penn State Professor of Geosciences Klaus Keller's research group seeks to bring together scientific research and communities to develop effective and affordable solutions.

Geosciences doctoral student awarded 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Andrew Shaughnessy, a doctoral student studying geosciences in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), was awarded a 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. 

Penn State Postdoc society announces 2019 award recipients

The Penn State Postdoc Society has announced Molly Hanlon as the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Postdoc Award, and Klaus Keller as the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award.

Study Away Pittsburgh program brings sustainability learning closer to home

Penn State's Study Away Pittsburgh is designed to give students an immersive, semester-long opportunity to study urban sustainability while living in Pittsburgh.