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July 19, 2018

Portland State, Penn State partners on $3.3 million grant to study impact of kindergarten readiness program

A Portland State University professor has received a $3.3 million federal grant to study the impact of an early-learning program aimed at improving children's readiness for kindergarten and later grades.

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May 15, 2018

Students' lab experience helps open door to graduate school

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Some 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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May 15, 2018

Penn State delegation advocates for social sciences in Washington, DC

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.

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May 04, 2018

Penn State is represented at congressional briefing addressing opioid epidemic

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State researcher Stephanie Bradley, director of the Evidence-Based Prevention & Intervention Support Center (EPISCenter), was one of five experts on a panel who recently briefed Congress on the rising opioid epidemic and efforts to combat the problem through evidence-based prevention programs and public health approaches.

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May 02, 2018

Parents may help prep kids for healthier, less violent relationships

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Warm, nurturing parents may pass along strategies for building and maintaining positive relationships to their kids, setting them up for healthier, less-violent romantic relationships as young adults, according to researchers.

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