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Michael Orlando, principal and owner of Economic Advisors, Inc., recently was named as a 2012 recipient of the Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) Alumni Achievement Award.

Randy Vander Wal has been promoted to the rank of Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, effective July 1, 2012. Congratulations Randy!

The Penn State Student Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been selected to receive a 2012 Gold Standard Student Chapter Award. The chapter will be honored on October 7 during the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX.

Ebrahim Farrokh and Ehsan Alavi Gharahbagh, doctoral students in energy and mineral engineering, both were awarded $2,000 scholarships for papers submitted to the 2012 North American Tunneling (NAT) Conference.

Penn State University student Thomas Krupa has been selected as one of the nation’s top rising young leaders in the clean energy sector by national organization Focus the Nation.