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Applications open for Community Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowship Program

Aug 6, 2019

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute‘s Community Engaged Research Core is now accepting applications for its 2020-2021 Faculty Fellowship Program. This opportunity is open to all Penn State junior or mid-level faculty who want to advance their practice of community-engaged…

Community-Engaged Research Day fosters collaborative partnerships

Jul 2, 2019

Community leaders and scientists shared breakfast and sought solutions to problems like opioids, obesity and depression June 6 at the Community-Engaged Research Day. The Community-Engaged Research Core of Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute hosted the event at Dixon University…

Penn State-led national coalition bringing prevention science to life

Jun 21, 2019

Over the past four decades, prevention science has grown steadily, producing evidence-based practices and policies that prevent negative medical, social and emotional impacts before they occur. Increasingly, the Penn State-led National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives(NPSC) is being…

Despite dire predictions, levels of social support remain steady in the U.S.

Jun 14, 2019

Although Americans have faced waves of social, technological and economic disruption over the last few decades, a new study indicates that their perceptions of available social support have remained steady and, in some cases, may even be strengthening. In a study that examined data that spans…

Project on rural communities benefits from collaboration with Highmark Health

May 9, 2019

A project to better understand the issues facing rural communities and address a decline in American life expectancy is benefiting from a partnership between Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Highmark Health Enterprise Analytics Data Science Research. The Data Science…

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

May 7, 2019

As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize four Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Do you know someone who deserves a shout-out? If you do, consider taking a minute to nominate that person by filling out a short online form…

How faculty can engage in policy as experts will be topic of Jan. 28 meeting

Jan 3, 2019

How Penn State faculty members and researchers can engage in policy as experts will be the focus of a meeting hosted by the Institutes of Energy and the Environment with the Office of Government and Community Relations at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, in 233 HUB-Robeson Center. This meeting is a…

Penn State researchers hope website humanizes, helps others affected by opioids

Jun 24, 2018

Stories can speak as loudly as statistics. That is the purpose behind “Share Your Opioid Story,” an initiative designed to raise public awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and empower Pennsylvanians affected by the epidemic to talk openly about the effects of opioid…

Sterner's work in communities featured in Journal of Change

May 3, 2018

Glenn Sterner, postdoctoral scholar in the Justice Center for Research, was recently featured in the Journal of Change as one of the journal's "2018 Community Champions for Positive Change." The article, written by Theodore Alter, professor of agricultural, environmental, and regional economics,…

Frankenberg reviews report about school and residential segregation

Feb 12, 2018

Balancing Act: Schools, Neighborhoods, and Racial Imbalance, published by the Brookings Institution, takes up the important task of considering school and residential segregation by exploring the racial makeup of schools compared to their proximate neighborhoods. Professors Genevieve Siegel-Hawley…