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No one can predict exactly when a coal mine will collapse, but a $1.1 million grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health aims to change that, according to a Penn State mineral engineer.

Penn State had many reasons to be happy at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: the SPE student chapter was awarded Outstanding Student Chapter, Professor Russell Johns was lauded for his research and the Petrobowl team took third place,...

Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences had the second largest contingent of students attend the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in September, many returning with awards at the event that pairs students with 7,500 industry...

The Penn State Board of Trustees today (Nov. 4) selected eight Penn State alumni to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest honor presented to its alumni.

Continuing its support of education initiatives to develop the next generation of innovators, oilfield service company Baker Hughes has donated $1.9 million worth of technical software and computers to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS).

Kwadwo Osseo-Asare, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering and of energy and geo-environmental engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), was recently inducted into the Brazilian Academy of Sciences during a ceremony held in Rio de Janeiro.

Jonathan Mathews, associate professor of energy and mineral engineering, was named a 2016 Fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The ACS Fellows Program recognizes members for their outstanding contributions to science and the profession, and service to the ACS community.

Getting a summer internship is a great way to gain real-world work experience. Securing an internship with the largest petroleum company in China would be even better. And that is what Penn State students got the chance to do this summer through Penn State’s Energy Business and Finance (EBF) program.

What are the odds that two Penn State professors married to each other are able to both receive Fulbright awards for consecutive semesters in the same country?

For Luis Ayala and Zuleima Karpyn, luck seemed to be on their side.

Six weeks of hard work paid off for Miguel Santana and Cintia Vasquez, two high school students who participated in the Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Summer Residential Program through the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS).

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