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Heaney and Bice honored at Wilson Banquet

4/19/2011

It was another great night for the Department at the Wilson Banquet.    Professor Peter Heaney won the Wilson Award for Excellence in Teaching.  I can’t tell you how well deserved this award is for... read more

Terry Engelder featured in Time Magazine article on gas shale.

4/15/2011

For more than a decade, Bonnie Burnett and her husband Truman have owned a second home in the hilly farmland of Bradford County, in northeastern Pennsylvania. It was a getaway for the Burnetts (... read more

Richard Alley to Host PBS Special on Climate Change

4/8/2011

Richard Alley, Evan Pugh professor of geosciences in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, is hosting a new PBS special on climate change and sustainable energy called "Earth: The... read more

Kump Named Department Head

3/24/2011

Dean Easterling announced today that Lee Kump was named the next Department Head of Geosciences. His appointment commences July 1, 2011. Dr. Kump is a recognized authority on ocean-atmosphere... read more

Mann Elected to Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences Section of AAAS

2/10/2011

Michael Mann has been elected to a 4 year term as Member-at-Large of Section W of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This section, Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences,... read more

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