44-year teaching and research career draws to a close for EMS associate dean, Nels Shirer.

In his 44 years at Penn State, Nels Shirer helped improve student experiences and built a reputation for being a reliable administrator, a detail-oriented researcher and, above all, a caring individual

Nels Shirer

Nels Shirer, associate dean for education in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, will retire at the end of June 2016. Shirer spent 44 years at Penn State, first as a graduate student and later as a faculty member.  Image: Ginger Kowalchuk

Read the full article by Liam Jackson published April 20, 2016

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