A brain cooling device and an oral supplement made from pine bark extract both have potential to expedite concussion recovery, according to two new studies by Penn State researchers.

The Penn State Alumni Association’s Huddle with the Faculty series will enlighten and inform alumni, friends and fans on home fall Saturdays this football season, the program’s 25th year.

Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body, according to researchers.

Inspired by a personal event, a nontraditional student returns to school and earns her degree in human development and family studies to help families in the community.

Coparenting relationships can suffer when mothers have stronger opinions than fathers about how to tend to their infants in the middle of the night, according to Penn State Health and Human Development researchers.

Kashia Quay, daughter of Melissa Rugh of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, and Roger Quay of Spring Mills, Pennsylvania, will be the Health and Human Development college marshal for the summer 2017 commencement ceremony.

The 2017 Institutes for Energy and the Environment seed grants have been awarded to a pool of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State. Thirteen grants totaling more than $312,000 have been awarded to 42 researchers that addressed four research themes: Climate and Ecosystem Change, Future Energy Supply, Smart Energy Systems, and Water and Biogeochemical Cycles.

Infants with inhibited personalities are more likely to turn up their nose at new foods, according to researchers. The study found that infants who were wary of new toys also tended to be less accepting of new foods, suggesting early food attitudes stem from personality.

The Pennsylvania SAFE-T Center, spearheaded by the College of Nursing and supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, showcased innovative telehealth technology at the opening of its simulation lab July 25.

Larry Baronner, rural health systems manager and deputy director at the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH), was awarded the 2017 Calico Leadership Award at the State Flex Program Reverse Site Visit in Bethesda, Maryland.

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