May 11, 2017
PROSPER Annual Meeting
Over 100 attended the PROSPER annual meeting on Wednesday, May 10.Read more.
May 02, 2017
HDFS faculty member moderates panel on economics of preventive interventions
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Daniel Max Crowley, assistant professor of human development and family studies and faculty affiliate of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Penn State, led a conversation among stakeholders on May 2 in Washington, D.C., regarding "Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families," a consensus report recently released from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.Read more.
April 21, 2017
Just Breathe: Mindfulness may help freshman stress less and smile more
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Mindfulness training may be one way to help students successfully transition to college life, according to Penn State researchers.Read more.
April 21, 2017
Social and emotional well-being programs may boost academic success
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Programs and policies that enhance the emotional and social skills of elementary school students may also improve academic success and even pave the way toward better jobs in adulthood, according to a report from Penn State's Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center.Read more.
April 10, 2017
Student Wins First Place in the University Libraries Information Literacy Contest
Courtney Heidle, a Biobehavioral Health undergraduate major and one of the HUDDIL Innovation Lab undergraduates, was awarded first place in the University Libraries Information Literacy poster contest at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Exhibition.Read more.