Oct 11, 2017
PhD candidate Sarah Ludwig-Dehm and Population Research Institute (PRI) associate John Iceland recently published their study, “Hispanic Concentrated...
Oct 11, 2017
The Honorable James R. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama, will speak at Penn State on Nov. 6 as the...
Oct 11, 2017
Few people may want to spend a Saturday night planning their end-of-life care, but playing a game designed to spur conversation about advance care...
Oct 11, 2017
Behavioral and psychological symptoms are difficult for dementia patients and their caregivers, but despite research efforts, there are still gaps in...
Oct 10, 2017
Because Social Science Is the Fundamental Bedrock of Just Societies By Sara Miller McCune, Founder & Executive Chair, SAGE Publishing I am...
Oct 10, 2017
Taking physician-recommended sleep medications to treat insomnia may actually increase the risk of falling for older adults, according to a team of...
Oct 10, 2017
Conference focused on synergy between military families and child welfare contexts All families experience some type of stress; however, military...
Oct 9, 2017
The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) is part of a new center at Penn State designed to bring together the University’s many strengths in all...
Oct 4, 2017
The National Science Foundation (NSF) released a video on September 15 highlighting the contributions of the social sciences in disaster preparedness...
Oct 4, 2017
Older adults rely on family for companionship and help with all sorts of tasks as they confront the frailties of old age. But what about older adults...

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