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A novel approach to fostering relationships, Story Circle, a 90-minute facilitated discussion hosted by the Center for Healthy Aging in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State in collaboration with theater professional Joan Lipkin, provides an opportunity for college students and older adults to engage in settings conducive to conversation and understanding.
Nate Ashton, son of Bill and Kelley Ashton, both of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, will serve as the college marshal for the College of Health and Human Development at the Penn State commencement ceremony.
Researchers in the College of Health and Human Development and Nursing at Penn State have received funding to co-lead a five-year multisite study using mobile technology to better understand risk factors prior to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The National Institute on Aging is funding this research.
Celebrating children and their rights is something that the Community Relations Council (CFR) Club at Penn State York takes very seriously. The celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Conference Center is free and open to the public.
Researchers in the College of Health and Human Development are focusing on behavior change as a way to improve the health of people and the environment.
Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute and the Population Research Institute recently hosted the symposium, “Sleep across the Lifespan: Family Influences and Impact”, at the Nittany Lion Inn on Penn State’s University Park campus to promote new research directions on sleep and how it affects human health and well-being.
The College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society honored its 2016 award winners at the Oct. 28 College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society Board Awards Dinner.
Charles Geier, assistant professor of human development and family studies at Penn State, was recently named as the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Frances Keesler Graham Early Career Professorship.
Anthony D’Augelli, professor of human development and family studies, will present the 2016 Schmitt Russell Lecture. He will outline research throughout his career, noting how difficult obtaining samples can be and how research can contribute to social change.
The College of Health and Human Development has funded several projects and initiatives to faculty members and researchers, made possible through four endowments that support undergraduate education and outreach programs.
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