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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 8:23pm
Dennis Shea, professor and head of the Department of Health Policy and Administration (HPA), has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs and outreach in the College of Health and Human Development.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 1:35pm
Family caregivers of older adults with dementia are less stressed and their moods are improved on days when dementia patients receive adult day services (ADS), according to Penn State researchers.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 11:53am
he "Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation," co-edited by Anthony D'Augelli, associate dean for undergraduate programs and outreach in Penn State's College of Health and Human Development and professor of human development in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, has received the 2013 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues, a division of the American Psychological Association.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 11:53am
The "Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation," co-edited by Anthony D'Augelli, associate dean for undergraduate programs and outreach in Penn State's College of Health and Human Development and professor of human development in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, has received the 2013 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues, a division of the American Psychological Association.
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 12:46pm
For those interested in understanding human behavior, in learning how people relate to one another and about how to make a difference in their lives, Penn State’s new online bachelor of science in human development and family studies (HDFS) offers an excellent opportunity to prepare for a variety of rewarding careers. Offered by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Health and Human Development, the HDFS program is delivered online through the World Campus.
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 11:31am
Martin Sliwinski, professor of human development and family studies and director of the Center for Healthy Aging, will present a talk, titled "The Science of Healthy Aging," at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at the auditorium at Foxdale Village, located at 500 E. Marylyn Ave. in State College.
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 2:06pm
Jennifer Maggs, professor of human development and family studies, will present the 2013 Pattishall Research Lecture. Her lecture, titled "Alcohol? What is it Good For?" will be given at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 4, in the Bennett Pierce Living Center, 110 Henderson Building. The event, sponsored by the College of Health and Human Development, is free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 9:57am
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 10:25am
The Bennett Family Center and the Child Care Center at Hort Woods are accepting children ages 3 to 5 into preschool classes. In addition, the Child Care Center at Hort Woods is accepting applications for school-aged children (completing kindergarten through fifth grade) to enter its summer day camp.
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:04am
Penn State has named Steven Zarit, head of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, a distinguished professor for his record of research, teaching and service....

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