New clues may help improve speech for people with dysarthria, a type of speech disorder commonly found in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Penn State students interested in human resource management and health care recently had a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the Swedish culture and explore the country’s human resource management and health care systems.

An early career faculty award has been established in honor of Ann C. “Nan” Crouter, who has served as Penn State’s Raymond E. and Erin Stuart Schultz Dean of the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State since 2007 and is retiring June 30.

Young children with early vocabulary difficulties in turn often have difficulty with reading during the primary grades. Penn State researchers will investigate if these oral vocabulary difficulties also lead to math and sciences difficulties throughout elementary school in a three-year, $1.5 million National Science Foundation-funded research project.

Human Health and the Environment seed grants for 2018 have been awarded to eight interdisciplinary teams of Penn State researchers. The seed grants were funded through a collaboration of Penn State Institutes and the College of Medicine, which collectively contributed more than $400,000.

For the 30th anniversary of the Conti Professorship, the Penn State School of Hospitality Management has named Barry Bloom, president and chief operating officer of Xenia Hotels & Resorts, and John Miles, president and CEO of Steelite International, as visiting Conti professors.

Researchers from Penn State, the University of Mississippi and the University of Minnesota aim to clarify how conversations about everyday stressors convey support and how they lead to different emotional outcomes in a new three-year project funded by the National Science Foundation.

A series of interactive, TED-talk-style City Lights events will showcase Invent Penn State next month, as the annual series will visit Harrisburg; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh from June 18-21.

A group of Penn State researchers recently attended the Consortium of Social Science Association’s (COSSA) 2018 Science Policy Conference and Social Science Advocacy Day in Washington, DC.

Penn State undergraduate students credit their applied research work in the Health and Human Development Design for Impact Lab (HUDDIL) for helping them chart a future course to graduate school.

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