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NSF grant aims to enhance resilience of U.S. electricity grids
02/06/2019

Society depends on critical infrastructures like the electricity grid, and ensuring that the power grid is able to recover rapidly from disruptions is vital.

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Penn State chosen by Department of Energy to help modernize the power grid
01/24/2019

In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Understanding physics could lead to big gains in shale oil recovery
01/14/2019

Oil companies are missing out on vast sums of recoverable oil in unconventional reservoirs, according to Penn State experts.

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Senate confirms two trustee appointments
01/09/2019

The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula. 

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Outgoing Vice Provost Adewumi granted emeritus status
01/09/2019

Michael Adewumi, a Penn Stater for over 30 years, has been granted "emeritus" status by University President Eric Barron.

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Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling, food, energy, water nexus
01/04/2019

The deadline for interested authors to submit abstracts to the 20th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) has been extended. Short abstracts will now be due on Friday, Feb. 1.

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Penn State alumna applied petroleum and natural gas degree to expansive career
12/12/2018

 When she approached college, Carol Bailey felt like her future could go anywhere. She was creative yet also had a mind of an engineer, an interest further piqued by the professions of her father and sister.

Cookies Energy and Mineral Engineering to host Winter Open House for EMS faculty, staff
11/29/2018

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) is hosting a Winter Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, in the Hosler Building. All faculty and staff in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences are invited to come to enjoy some holiday treats and visit with one another.

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Researchers evaluate studies supporting state subsidies for nuclear plants
11/27/2018

An intensive public debate is occurring in states with competitive electricity markets about the future of their existing nuclear generation plants. A team of Penn State researchers examined the set of studies that has been used in legislative discussions to provide evidence in support of subsidy programs.

All We Picture Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) survey
11/14/2018

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences is conducting an Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) in the college. Deadline to take survey is November 30, 2018.