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Endowment established for weather analysis and forecasting

— posted on Nov 22, 2013 04:12 PM

A graduate of meteorology and his wife recently pledged $250,000 to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ Department of Meteorology to support faculty contributions to teaching, research and public service.

Mann receives Conservation Achievement Award

— posted on Sep 23, 2013 03:37 PM

Michael E. Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology and director of Penn State's Earth System Science Center, will receive the National Wildlife Federation's National Conservation Achievement Award for Science on Sept. 25.

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships (STEM)

— posted on Sep 23, 2013 10:33 AM

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, now offered in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and New Jersey, seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) backgrounds into teaching in high–need secondary schools.

Weather, climate changes multiply mental health concerns

— posted on Oct 02, 2013 11:19 AM

Global climate change has been a hot topic for debate for decades; however, new studies bring another perspective to the table concluding that global climate change has increased severe weather incidents and as a result have had a negative effect on mental health.

Heinemann honored by national engineering society

— posted on Jun 16, 2015 08:43 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Paul Heinemann, professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Penn State, has been named a fellow by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Penn State meteorologist and Weather World anchor Jon Nese on killer tornadoes like Moore, OK

— posted on May 28, 2013 01:39 PM

Aside from sports, one of my great interests is weather. It's true that I'm so incredibly geeky about weather phenomenon that I've actually sought out and befriended meteorologists as if they were rock stars. One of those is Penn State meteorology professor Jon Nese, a regular contributor to PSU's mega-geeky delight Weather World (5:45 weekdays, PCN).

EMS boasts five student entrants and keynote speaker at capitol event

— posted on Apr 09, 2013 04:10 PM

Richard Alley, Nobel Prize Laureate and Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences knows how to inspire. And that’s just what he did as keynote speaker for the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol Poster Conference in Harrisburg, Pa., on March 19. He shared his passion about learning, teaching and sharing as key tools for sustaining civilization.

Meteorology student, Nick Rufo, and Penn State Brandywine professor solve astronomical mystery

— posted on Apr 04, 2013 01:35 PM

Rufo, who spent his first two years at the Brandywine campus and is now a meteorology major in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at University Park, worked closely with Lawlor to analyze data about Caffau’s Star. He was able to complete calculations using a computer code and produced all of the models that were compared to Caffau’s Star in the research process.

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