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  • Global Conference on International Human Resource Management held May 18-20 On May 23, 2017 The third Global Conference on International Human Resource Management was held May 18-20 at St. John’s University’s Manhattan campus in New York City. Organized by the Center for International Human Resource Studies at Penn State, the first two global conferences were held in May 2013 and May 2015 at Penn State’s University Park campus.
  • Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017 On May 22, 2017 The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
  • Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017 On May 22, 2017 The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
  • Sending a 'We Are!' and thank you to these Penn Staters On May 19, 2017 This week, we recognize three people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Penn State Shenango, the College of the Liberal Arts and Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
  • College of the Liberal Arts Staff Newsletter – May On May 18, 2017 This month's staff newsletter includes the April You Rock Award winner, a reminder about the upcoming college-wide staff meeting, a welcome to new staff members and more.
  • Penn State Libraries, Short Edition partner for first university collaboration On May 18, 2017 Penn State has become the first educational institution in the world, and the second location in North or South America, to partner with Short Edition of Grenoble, France. The innovative agreement developed by the Penn State University Libraries will deliver short, original pieces of Penn State creative writing into the public’s hands, encouraging direct community engagement with and conversation about writing by Penn State faculty, staff and students.
  • Society for Prevention Research honors Penn State researchers On May 17, 2017 Diana Fishbein, director of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center and professor of human development and family studies, and Mark Feinberg, research professor of health and human development, are being honored by the Society for Prevention Research at its 25th annual meeting on June 1 in Washington DC.
  • Data sharing can offer help in science's reproducibility crisis On May 17, 2017 The decrease in the number of studies reproduced by other scientists has been termed "the reproducibility crisis." Reproducibility is a key step of the scientific method. A team of researchers suggest that the increasing complexity of managing data may be one reason that reproducibility has fallen off. They suggest better technology and more encouragement may increase the number of scientists who engage in reproducing studies and improving the overall credibility of science.
  • Barron to discuss science’s impact on kids during WPSU’s ‘Digging Deeper’ On May 17, 2017 President Eric J. Barron’s monthly show, “Digger Deeper,” will air at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on May 21 on WPSU-TV. This month’s show will focus on the impact a Penn State summer camp can have on middle school students’ attitudes toward science.
  • A wealth of opportunities On May 15, 2017 Finance and economics major Dan Zimmerman has embraced a variety of leadership roles during his first three years at Penn State.
  • Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters On May 12, 2017 This week, we recognize eight people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Penn State Shenango, the Office of Physical Plant, the College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State Schuylkill and Penn State Mont Alto.
  • Fall course to examine history of Penn State On May 12, 2017 A course examining the history of Penn State from its founding as the Farmers' High School in 1855 to its evolution as one of the nation's leading research universities will be offered for the first time this fall.
  • Five awarded John W. White Graduate Fellowships On May 11, 2017 The University Faculty Senate honored five Penn State students with one of the University's oldest fellowships at its April meeting.
  • Center for Global Studies presents faculty and student awards On May 09, 2017 The Penn State Center for Global Studies recently presented its 2017 faculty and student awards.
  • Men and women show equal ability at recognizing faces On May 09, 2017 Conventional wisdom suggests that women are better than men at facial recognition and categorizing facial expressions. Penn State psychologists found no evidence for that, despite using both behavioral and neuroimaging tests.

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