March 26, 2020
New podcast bridges the gap between academia and policymakers
How can academia and government work together to tackle problems? That’s the question that a new podcast launched by the Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative, a unit of Penn State's Social Science Research Institute, is trying to answer.Read more.
March 16, 2020
Alumni Spotlight: Brittany Rhoades Cooper, Associate Professor of Human Development, Washington State University
“Go with Mark Greenberg. Not only is he an excellent scientist, he is a wonderful human being. He’ll be a great mentor.” This is advice that alumna Brittany Rhoades Cooper recalls receiving when considering which graduate school to attend.Read more.
February 28, 2020
PROSPER featured in White House guide to preventing substance misuse in rural communities
The Rural Community Action Guide: Building Stronger, Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities, a new tool released by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), recognizes the PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER) universal prevention program for middle school students and their families, citing research from Penn State and Iowa State University that showed lower rates of substance misuse after high school graduation.Read more.
February 26, 2020
Ram to address 'screenomics' at 2020 Pattishall Research Lecture
Editor's note: this event has been cancelled until further notice.Read more.
February 24, 2020