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While it has long been known that maltreatment can affect a child’s psychological development, new Penn State research indicates that the stress of abuse can impact the physical growth and maturation of adolescents as well.


The effectiveness of Head Start in preparing children for elementary school is currently being debated, but in Pennsylvania, the program has benefited from several Penn State initiatives.


The effectiveness of Head Start in preparing children for elementary school is currently being debated, but in Pennsylvania, the program has benefited from several Penn State initiatives.


March Healthy Aging Lecture to focus on making sense of healthy aging science presented through media channels. Hosted by Martin Sliwinski, professor of Human Development and Family Studies and director for the Center for Healthy Aging, lecture is part of the Penn State Center for Healthy Aging Community Lecture Series.


March Healthy Aging Lecture to focus on making sense of healthy aging science presented through media channels. Hosted by Martin Sliwinski, professor of Human Development and Family Studies and director for the Center for Healthy Aging, lecture is part of the Penn State Center for Healthy Aging Community Lecture Series.


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.


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