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Geosciences Graduate Students Win GeoPRISMS Honors


Two Penn State Geosciences graduate students have been named recipients of the NSF GeoPRISMS (Geodynamic Processes at Rifting and Subducting Margins) Prizes for Outstanding Student Oral and Poster... read more

2012 Peter Deines Lectureship given this week


The 2012 Peter Deines Lectureship will be held on April 3rd at 4pm in 22 Deike. This year's lecture will be given by Bryan Kaproth.  As you know, Bryan was awarded first place for his oral... read more

Penn State Geosciences graduate students win Imperial Barrel Regional Competition


  A team of Penn State Geosciences graduate students consisting of Alex Burpee, Travis Call,  Dan Kohl, Yunhui Tan, and Anna Wendt and advised by assistant professor Liz Hajek, brought home first... read more

2011 grad gives back to Penn State through major gift


Weeks after receiving his master's degree in geosciences from Penn State, Hiroshi Hamasaki decided to thank Hiroshi Ohmoto, his adviser and professor of geochemistry, with a $100,000 gift to... read more

Graduate student, Heather Graham, receives CIC/Smithsonian Institution Fellowship


Fellowships are offered by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and the Smithsonian Institution to provide opportunities for graduate students to conduct research in association with members... read more