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“The Big Solar Energy Transition: Future for Our Communities,” a discussion held by Penn State University’s Dr. Jeffrey Brownson, addressed solar energy and its potential impact on future energy production Thursday.

A group of Penn State engineering students got a chance Saturday to put on hard hats, climb into a bucket attached to a winch and take a ride more than 500 feet underground in Tremont Township.

This fall, 11 students in Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences spent a day volunteering at Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine in Patton, Pennsylvania.

Frank Aplan, distinguished professor emeritus of metallurgy and mineral processing, and Edward Steidle, dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) from 1928 to 1953, were inducted into the National Mining Hall of Fame on Oct.

After completing a summer internship following his junior year, a student from Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and the College of the Liberal Arts received a full-time job offer that has since translated into a career at Bechtel.