March 19, 2018
Students who think their parents approve of drinking may drink more
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Teens may act like they’re not listening, but students who think their parents are more accepting of drinking tend to drink more in college, according to researchers.Read more.
March 12, 2018
Penn State professor to join Dalai Lama in panel discussion
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Robert Roeser, Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion and professor of human development and family studies at Penn State, will take part in a panel discussion with the Dalai Lama on March 15 at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India.Read more.
March 07, 2018
Kim Schonert-Reichl to present 2018 Compassion Lecture
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An international expert in programs and practices that foster children’s positive qualities, Kim Schonert-Reichl, will present the 2018 Lecture on Compassion. Schonert-Reichl, director of the Human Early Learning Partnership at the University of British Columbia, will talk about the “School-Based Promotion of Children’s Empathy, Kindness, and Altruism,” at 4 p.m. on April 19 in Room 22 of the Biobehavioral Health Building on the Penn State University Park campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.Read more.
February 12, 2018
Scientists determine standards for gauging cost, benefits of prevention programs
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Society for Prevention Research released a new set of standards to guide how researchers and public health officials estimate the costs, benefits and return on investment of health and social service prevention programs, based on the work by a taskforce co-chaired by a Penn State researcher.Read more.
January 04, 2018
Penn State Research Center to host Annie E. Casey Diversity Program Scholars
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center at Penn State will host two postdoctoral researchers from the second cohort of the Annie E. Casey Foundation 2018 Leader Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) program.Read more.