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Geosciences department aims to improve diversity in field with new position


 David Kubarek August 29, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new position in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Department of Geosciences aims to improve diversity in the field by beginning... read more

Geosciences doctoral student awarded 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship


Gabrielle Stewart August 21, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Andrew Shaughnessy, a doctoral student studying geosciences in Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), was awarded a... read more

Penn State Postdoc society announces 2019 award recipients


  Congratulations to Dr. Keller for receiving the 2019 Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award.  more read more

Clues on how soils may respond to climate change found 2


Matthew Carroll July 24, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Rock core samples from a period of warming millions of years ago indicate soils contributed to a rapid rise in atmospheric greenhouse gas and... read more

Careful analysis of volcano's plumbing system may give tips on pending eruptions


 Matt Swayne July 25, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A volcano will not send out an official invitation when it’s ready to erupt, but a team of researchers suggest that scientists who listen and... read more