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Daniel Max Crowley, assistant professor of human development and family studies and faculty affiliate of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center at Penn State, will present on the relationship between healthy child development and public spending to leaders at the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C., on March 23.


Penn State sophomore Matthew Roda's concussion-screening device earned high marks during a national student startup competition in Austin, Texas. His startup, Reflexion Interactive Technologies, also is involved in a clinical study with Penn State researchers in the Center for Sport Concussion Research and Service.


Dining out a lot may not make people more savvy consumers, according to Penn State researchers. In fact, people who dine out frequently -- especially workers who dine out of the office for lunch -- tend to overshoot their mental budgets for eating out. While a few dollars here and there for lunches and dinners at restaurants and convenience stores may not seem like much, researchers suggest food is a major part of the household budget.


Penn State students David Goodwin and Abby Smucker have been selected as the 2017 recipients of the Ernest B. McCoy Memorial Award.


Five Penn State students in their respective areas of leadership have been honored with the 2017 John W. Oswald Award. Awards were given in the following fields: Jaden H. Rankin-Wahlers, social services, religious activities and student government; Courtney A. Testa, journalism, speech and mass media; Adam A.Uliana, scholarship; Walker Konkle, creative and performing arts; and Kirsten Gochnauer, athletics.


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.


The Penn State Center for the Study of Sports in Society will sponsor a grant program this summer for undergraduate students interested in pursuing an interdisciplinary research experience.


In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, and Penn State as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2016-17, a Fulbright week of events is planned for April 3-7.


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