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June 21, 2019

Penn State-led national coalition bringing prevention science to life

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Over the past four decades, prevention science has grown steadily, producing evidence-based practices and policies that prevent negative medical, social and emotional impacts before they occur. Increasingly, the Penn State-led National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives (NPSC) is being recognized for its work translating science to policymakers, educators, practitioners and communities.

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June 18, 2019

Bringing mindfulness to the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

Caring and compassion researchers will be featured at Art of Discovery booth July 12

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June 13, 2019

Using Apple Watches to assess and predict substance co-use in young adults

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) recently announced eight projects that will receive funding from the college’s Seed Grant Program.

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Diana Fishbein, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Program for Translational Research on Adversity and Neuroscience at Penn State, accepted the Society for Prevention Research's Presidential Award on May 30 at the group's annual meeting in San Francisco.

June 07, 2019

Society for Prevention Research honors Diana Fishbein with Presidential Award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Diana Fishbein, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Program for Translational Research on Adversity and Neuroscience at Penn State, received the Presidential Award from the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) at its annual meeting May 30 in San Francisco.

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Educators and researchers from Penn State and the University of Virginia attended the 2019 Human Flourishing Summer Teaching Institute from May 15-17 at Penn State's University Park campus.

June 07, 2019

Course in 'The Art and Science of Human Flourishing' expanding to 7 campuses

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Based upon early successes, “The Art and Science of Human Flourishing” will be offered as a three-credit course at seven Penn State campuses, and is the focus of a research study evaluating possible outcomes in increased student health and well-being.

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