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Couple gives $2.2 million to establish faculty chair in geosciences


      UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Two anonymous donors have made a $2.2 million gift to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ Department of Geosciences to create a faculty chair. The couple... read more

Freeman Elected to National Academy of Science


By A'ndrea Elyse Messer May 1, 2013   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Katherine Haines Freeman, professor of geosciences, Penn State, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences for... read more

Hacking the planet


Episode on Earthquakes featuring PSU Geosciences Rock Mechancs Lab and Dr. Chris Marone A link to the video: read more

Richard Alley to give Research Unplugged talk on global climate change


By Melissa Beattie-Moss April 8, 2013   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, will present "Rising Seas, Warming Planet: Lessons from Antarctica" at... read more

Alley receives AAAS Public Engagement Award


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Richard B. Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences, was named the recipient of the 2012 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Public Engagement in... read more