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Think solar power, and your thoughts may turn to sunny California or Florida. But the impact of solar may be even greater in the mid-Atlantic region, where the power grid is dense and demand for electricity high -- and there’s still plenty of sun, said Penn State professor Jeffrey Brownson.

Sanjay Srinivasan has been named the inaugural John and Willie Leone Family Chair in Energy and Mineral Engineering at Penn State. Srinivasan joined the faculty in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering on July 1, 2015.

Gregory Milbourne has been named the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences student marshal and Katherine Ann Maisel has been named the college’s engineering honor marshal. They will be recognized during the college’s spring 2015 commencement ceremony, scheduled for 8 p.m. May 8 in the Pegula Ice Arena.

Andrew Kleit, Penn State professor of energy and environmental economics in the College of Earth and Minerals Sciences’ John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME), has been appointed a “Hai-Tian” (Sea-Sky) Scholar by the Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in recognition of his...

In a family-owned kiosk in rural Panama, Penn State student Shealyn Williamson shows kiosk owner Maximino Opua how to organize his inventory of dried goods and keep better track of sales. She then steps back to let him execute his newly learned skills.
 

The Schreyer Honors College will be well represented at the commencement ceremonies for the Penn State Class of 2015, with more than 450 scholars who will graduate this May as well as three individuals who have been selected as commencement speakers.
 

Former Penn State professor David Donohue, along with his son, Timothy, have made a $1 million gift, on behalf of the family, to endow a professorship in the John and Willie Leone Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State.

Seven faculty scholars university-wide have received Fulbright awards for the 2014-15 cycle, which continues Penn State’s strong representation in that program.
 

Think "miner" and you might picture a coal-dusted, middle-aged guy with a headlamp and a pick axe. Chances are you don’t picture Sam Baker.
 

The Energy and Mineral Engineering Department is proud to host the G. Albert Shoemaker lecture in memory of the Pittsburgh civic and industrial leader dedicated to the support of higher education.

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