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Research Spotlight
Researcher in the Department of Kinesiology uses wearable technology to help people live healthier lives

David Conroy, professor in kinesiology, uses wearable technology to help people live healthier lives. His latest research uses wearable sensors that detect stress to support people who are trying to quit smoking.

Laura Guay
Student Spotlight
BBH undergraduate named finalist for Rhodes Scholarship

BBH undergraduate student Laura Guay was named as a finalist to the Rhodes Scholarship, the first Penn Stater to be named a finalist since 2001. 

Alexa Maltby
Alumni Spotlight
An internship led a unique path to the Association at American Law Schools
Arboretum Research Site
Research Spotlight
Research never sleeps!

The Arboretum is serving as a study site for research through Penn State’s Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management Department and the U.S. National Park Service. The project, which investigates the impact of night lighting in natural areas, is connected with the National Park Service’s Night Skies Division.

Chemo
Research Spotlight
Chemotherapy may affect muscle cells at lower doses than previously thought

Some chemotherapy drugs may interfere with the process that builds muscle, called protein synthesis, according to the researchers.

Gustavo Nader
Research Spotlight
Chemotherapy may affect muscle cells at lower doses than previously thought

Some chemotherapy drugs may interfere with the process that builds muscle, called protein synthesis, according to the researchers.

Center for Neurotechnology in Mental Health Research
Research Spotlight
Penn State launches Center for Neurotechnology in Mental Health Research

New University-wide Center for Neurotechnology in Mental Health Research will help Penn State become a leader in the emerging field of engineering in mental health. Thomas Gould of Penn State Biobehavioral Health will serve as associate director.

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Course Spotlight
Simulated vehicle crash provides hands-on experience for students in emergency medicine course

Students in KINES 303: Emergency Care participated in a simulated motor vehicle crash exercise with members of the Pleasant Gap Fire Company. The course is designed to give students an introduction to emergency medicine and provide experience with alternative healthcare professions. 

Research Manager
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  • Kinesiology - KINES
Assistant Research Professor
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  • Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center - PRC