Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) are being implemented in an increasing number of states to address their misuse, and a team of Penn State researchers, including Young Hee Nam, Yunfeng Shi, Dennis Shea and John Moran, have been investigating their impact.

This fall a new, monthly seminar series from the Penn State Institute for CyberScience will explore the frontiers of cyberscience research. The seminars, presented by Penn State faculty who use computational and big data methods in their research, are free and open to the public.

Three students in the global health minor spent five weeks, as part of their required fieldwork, in northern Minnesota working with the population of the Ojibwe, a Native American people. The first two weeks were spent immersing in the culture of the Leech Lake Reservation and the Red Lake Reservation, while the last three weeks consisted of academic research at White Earth Reservation.

Dave Montrose, senior vice president operations with White Lodging, a hotel ownership, development and management company, has joined the Penn State School of Hospitality Management (SHM) Industry Advisory Board.

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.

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