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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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Tips in a Nutshell from Recruiters

Did you notice all the well-dressed students walking on campus? Chances are some of them were headed over to the Bryce Jordan Center for the fall Career Fair to speak with recruiters.  I caught up with a few recruiters to … Continue reading

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LEAP 2015 Story is Live

Check out this story about our EMS LEAP in Penn State News that Liam Jackson wrote.

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How to Land a Job with Your Study Abroad Experience

Perhaps you spent multiple weeks on an ecosystem service project in Peru, attended lectures at a foreign university on social policy, or tested your physical limits by trekking to remote scenic wonders. You may have practiced language skills or gained … 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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Five Win Top Awards for Grundy Haven Paper Competition

Five undergraduates from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS)—Ethan Lucas, Rachel Passmore, Olivia Price, Kahindo Kamau  and Abraham Duplaa—earned top awards in the 2014 Grundy Haven paper competition. The goal of the competition is to foster excellence in … Continue reading

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Action Verbs for Your Résumé

    Save the readers of your résumé time by conveying your information concisely using short phrases that begin with action verbs. Use the appropriate verb tense too, most likely either simple present or simple past, depending on when the action … Continue reading

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Coaching Done Right

I found this on delanceyplace.com. You can sign up to get a brief daily email with a noteworthy excerpt or quote. Given all the discussion right now about who’s going to replace Bill O’Brien, I thought this was thought provoking. … 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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