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'The Bearded Lady Project,' documentary screening, discussion on Sept. 23


Film and photographic project celebrates the work of women scientists and highlights the challenges and obstacles they face Patricia Craig September 19, 2018   UNIVERSITY PARK,... read more

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences to partner with Montan University Leoben


David KubarekSeptember 11, 2018     UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Montan University Leoben, in Leoben,... read more

$490K grant funds unique Greenland glacier study


David KubarekSeptember 10, 2018   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A more comprehensive way to understand the fracturing of Greenland's Helheim Glacier may now be possible thanks to a $489,000 grant... read more

Study: Earth's ecosystems face 'major transformation' from climate change


Matt Carroll September 5, 2018     UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Warming that took place over thousands of years following Earth’s last ice age dramatically changed vegetation on... read more

The Geomicrobiologist Searching for the Origins of Life


 Penn State professor and geomicrobiologist-slash-astrobiologist Jenn Macalady is answering how we and other organisms could survive on other planets, by looking deep into Earth’s history. https://... read more