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Symposium focuses on families and food, honors late colleague Leann Birch

Nov 19, 2019

The late Leann Birch, a former Penn State distinguished professor of human development and family studies and former director of the Center for Childhood Obesity Research in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, was honored at the 27th Annual National Symposium on Family issues, held recently at…

Registration open for fifth annual Penn State Addiction Symposium on Dec. 10

Nov 14, 2019

Registration is open for Penn State Addiction Center for Translation’s fifth annual Penn State Addiction Symposium. This symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 at Junker Auditorium, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. This symposium will feature preclinical and…

27th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues will take place Oct. 21-22

Oct 9, 2019

Helping children develop healthy diets is no easy task. The practice is dependent on the crucial roles families play in children’s eating behaviors and orientations toward food. The 2019 National Symposium on Family Issues will provide an overview of the many interconnections between families and…

Abstracts can be submitted for fifth annual Penn State Addiction Symposium

Sep 30, 2019

The Penn State Addiction Center for Translation is accepting abstracts for consideration as poster and oral presentations at the center's fifth annual Penn State Addiction Symposium. Send a 250-word abstract, complete with title, author(s), affiliations and the presenter's email address, to PSACT@…

National symposium to mark 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Apr 9, 2019

To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, the Center for Education and Civil Rights and the Africana Research Center at Penn State will convene Brown@65, a national symposium of education, law and policy scholars and practitioners, May 10 on Penn…