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Speaker to give tips for 'Taking Care of You'

Speaker to give tips for 'Taking Care of You'

Motivational speaker K.B. Strawder Jr. will speak on "Success and Self-Care: Taking Care of You" from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in 108 Chambers Building on the Penn State University Park campus.

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Forum to highlight teacher influence, impact during Civil Rights Movement

Forum to highlight teacher influence, impact during Civil Rights Movement

A forum focused on the experiences of teachers, administrators and college leaders during the Civil Rights Movement will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on the University Park campus.

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Mexico trip to offer students opportunity at international learning

Mexico trip to offer students opportunity at international learning

The creation of another international program – this one in Mexico – will allow College of Education students to develop abilities in social responsibility and leadership in multicultural/multilingual contexts.

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Professor contributes to federal report on child and youth mental health

Professor contributes to federal report on child and youth mental health

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls for a comprehensive national agenda to improve mental, emotional and behavioral health in children and youth. Jennifer Frank, assistant professor of education, senior research associate with the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, and Social Science Research Institute faculty co-funded faculty member at Penn State, served on the panel responsible for the report.

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Team wins 5-year, $1.98 million NSF grant to improve teacher prep

A team of College of Education faculty led by P. Karen Murphy has won a five-year, $1.98 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve the preparation of undergraduate preservice elementary teachers.

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Murphy awarded Lyle Spencer grant for transformative research project

P. Karen Murphy, distinguished professor of education (educational psychology), and a multi-university/institute team has won a Lyle Spencer Research Award to Transform Education. The award is for just shy of $1 million.

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School district secessions shown to have deepened racial segregation

Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into separate school systems, weakening the potential to improve school integration, according to a new study published today (Sept. 4) in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

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