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In 2016, a team of Penn State and U.S. Department of Energy researchers discovered a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to extract rare earth elements (REEs) from coal and coal byproducts.

Two Penn State researchers will present “Unwrapping the Power of Solar Energy” at 7 p.m. on June 20 at Liberty Craft House, 346 E. College Ave., in State College.

For nearly four decades, Christine Stallard has dreamed about getting a bachelor’s degree. Now, in her 60s, Stallard finally fulfilled that dream. In May 2017, she graduated from the online Energy Sustainability and Policy program, offered through Penn State World Campus and the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Lee Kump, a University faculty member and leading paleoclimatologist, has been named the new dean of Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, pending approval of the Penn State Board of Trustees on July 21. Kump will serve as interim dean from June 1 to July 20.

Penn State announces academic rank promotions, effective July 1, 2017 <Penn State News>

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017 <Read the full list on Penn State News>

Looking back at when he began his first job as a geoscientist, Penn State alumnus Enrique Perez said he saw how a formal alumni mentoring program could have benefited him.

During her first semester as a Penn State student, Leah Laughlin heard about a program that she said stayed on her "subconscious radar" throughout her time in college.

 The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) hosted its annual Wilson Awards Banquet on April 23, when Dean William Easterling presented awards recognizing the college’s outstanding students and faculty.

Choosing a college can be a stressful time. You scan websites, survey the academics and even tour campuses. But, even then, how do you know you’ve found the perfect fit?

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