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Dean's Lecture Series: Perspectives on the Pandemic announced

Apr 15, 2020

The College of Health and Human Development has announced the Dean’s Lecture Series: Perspectives on the Pandemic, which seeks to help better understand the COVID-19 pandemic from a public health perspective. The lectures, to be held virtually, will feature leading national and international…
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Speakers for 2020 'Expanding Empathy' lecture series announced

Feb 27, 2020

After an engaging and successful inaugural run last academic year, the Rock Ethics Institute’s (REI) “Expanding Empathy” lecture series schedule has been set for spring 2020, with the first lecture to be presented March 5. The lectures are hosted through the REI’s Moral Agency and Moral Development…

2019 Bennett Lecture discusses how mindfulness can help treat people living with addiction

Oct 27, 2019

Mindfulness was the topic at hand for this year’s Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science, held on Oct. 15 in 110 Henderson Building. The Bennett Lecture is an annual fall eventhosted by the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center. This year’s speaker, Katie Witkiewitz, professor of psychology…

2019 Bennett Lecture to focus on mindfulness-based Interventions for addiction

Oct 10, 2019

On Oct. 15, at 4 p.m., Katie Witkiewitz, psychology professor at the University of New Mexico, will present the 2019 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science, "Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Addiction: Making a Better Band-Aid," in 110 Henderson Building. The event is free and open to the public…

Lecture series continues with "Mindful Living to Overcome Opioid Addiction"

Oct 7, 2019

The Penn State Shenango 2019-20 Lecture Series will continue with a presentation by Tammy Divens, assistant teaching professor in occupational therapy at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 in Lecture Hall 223. Divens’ lecture, “Mindful Living to Overcome Opioid Addiction,” will share on mindsets that influence…

2019 Lecture on Compassion to focus on cultivating mental health

Mar 11, 2019

The importance of promoting mental health and well-being among women, children and families will be the topic of the fourth annual Lecture on Compassion. Sona Dimidjian, professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss “Expanding Compassion: Reflections…

Schmitt Russell Research Lecture to focus on health and education interventions

Nov 6, 2018

Linda Collins, director of the Methodology Center, will present the 2018 Pauline Schmitt Russell Research Lecture, "Bringing Health and Education Interventions into the 21st Century,” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Bennett Pierce Living Center on University Park campus.  The event,…

Former U.S. Census director Robert Groves to present Clogg Lectures

Mar 19, 2018

Robert M. Groves, executive vice president and provost and Gerard J. Campbell S.J. Professor in the Department of Math and Statistics and the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, will present the 2018 Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lectures on March 26 and 27 at the Penn State University…