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The Real Truth About Tornadoes (Op-Ed)

— posted on Dec 04, 2013 10:52 AM

Twisters returned to the national spotlight after a Nov. 17 outbreak viciously tore through 12 states, leaving eight people dead.

William Brune named Fellow of AAAS

— posted on Dec 06, 2013 10:19 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Seven Penn State faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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).

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