Nov 09, 2018
Professor named 2018 distinguished member of Association for Computing Machinery
Vasant G. Honavar, professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology, has been named a distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the world’s largest and most prestigious association of computing professionals. Honavar, who is one of 49 distinguished members named for 2018, was recognized for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing.
Nov 06, 2018
Lung inflammation from childhood asthma linked with later anxiety
Persistent lung inflammation may be one possible explanation for why having asthma during childhood increases your risk for developing anxiety later in life, according to Penn State researchers.
Jun 05, 2018
Modern brain circuitry retains ancient foundation
Studying sea anemones' molecular nerve-signaling machinery, Tim Jegla finds that a burst of evolutionary innovation laid the foundation of our nervous systems more than half a billion years ago.
May 02, 2017
Six Huck Institutes IGDP students receive awards in spring 2017
Apr 02, 2017
Penn State's valued relationship with its graduate students
President Eric Barron's letter to the University community
Feb 16, 2017
Call for nominations: IGDP student excellence
Attention Huck Institutes Intercollege Graduate Degree Program (IGDP) chairs and faculty: The Huck Institutes is seeking nominations for exceptional graduate students to be highlighted on the Huck Institutes website and social media.
Nov 21, 2016
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences builds on commitment to graduate student professional development
Over the past two years, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, with the assistance of members of Penn Stateâ€™s Industrial/Organizational Psychology program, has built and implemented a developmental system for graduate students in the Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs (IGDPs) in the life sciences.
Aug 01, 2016
Announcing Huck Graduate Research Innovation Grant recipients for 2016
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences is pleased to announce this yearâ€™s recipients of Huck Graduate Research Innovation (GRI) Grants.
Jan 28, 2016
Proposals Requested for J. Lloyd Huck Graduate Research Innovation Grants 2016
The Huck Institutes is now accepting research proposals from students for the 2016 Huck Graduate Research Innovation (GRI) Grants. The Huck GRI Grants succeed the 2015 Huck Graduate Dissertation Research Grants and 2014 Huck Institutes Graduate Enrichment Awards.
Apr 16, 2015
Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring
Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offsprings' feeding controls and feelings of fullness did not function normally.