Category Archives: EMS Activities

Research Opportunity Please: How to Email a Professor

This week Isabelle Gordon, or Izzy, as we know her in the Ryan Family Student Center, asked me on behalf of the Material Advantage club if I would blog about how to email a professor when inquiring about a research … Continue reading

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Living With Bears: Wildlife Experts Explain Bear Behavior

Photo credit: Jeff Wilson State College Magazine provides locals with relevant, interesting, and readable articles about life in and around Happy Valley. This month includes an article I wrote about bears. My inspiration for this story occurred while visiting our … Continue reading

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Penn State Reads Essay Contest

Penn State Reads invites first-year students to participate in an essay contest. Winners will receive a $100 Penn State Bookstore gift card and have the opportunity to meet Eggers during his campus visit in October! Responses submitted as attachment to: … Continue reading

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A Legacy in the Making: EMS THON 1st Among General Organizations

It takes years to build a legacy, but for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) THON team a strong foundation for one is emerging. For the fourth consecutive year, EMS THON raised the largest amount among general organizations, … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect: EMS Poster Exhbition

Practice makes perfect, and on December 4, 2013 thirty students from Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) practiced their poster presentation skills in the college’s second annual Undergraduate Poster Exhibition. Original posters on topics ranging from tracking … Continue reading

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FIRST Annual EMS Undergraduate Poster Exhibition Announced

It’s here! New this fall is another opportunity to win cold cash. Plus you’ll gain important skills for your future academic and professional careers. You can enter even if you’re not conducting research in a lab. Experiential learning, creative activity,… Continue reading

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EMS LEAP Pride Travels to Jamaica to Study Sustainability

Preparing raised agricultural beds, learning about organic farming, and witnessing permaculture principles first hand is the way 14 freshmen started their Penn State college experience this summer. Students traveled to Ocho Rios, Jamaica for eight days as part of an… Continue reading

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Earth and Mineral Sciences Exposition Has Large Turnout

Holding jet fuel, hand-blown glass, and a piece of Marcellus Shale in his hands as props to illustrate the diverse study opportunities available to students of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), Dean William Easterling kicked-off the College’s… Continue reading

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EMS THON First Among General Organizations AGAIN!

Glenn De Angelis, a senior energy engineering student, put on his lucky SpongeBob arm bands that he wore last year when he successfully danced for the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon and headed to the Bryce Jordan Center (BJC). As… Continue reading

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