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2009-2010

Penn State's 17th Annual Symposium on Family Issues
17th Annual Symposium on Family Issues - Biosocial Research Contributions to Understanding Family Processes and Problems
Dr. Joel T. Nigg presented the Child Study Center 2009 Lois Bloom Lecture on October 8
ADHD: Endophenotypes, Environmental Risk Factors, and Causal Models
Dr. Karen Bierman and Dr. Thomas Farmer collaborate as co-Directors in Training Interdisciplinary Educational Scientists (TIES) program
Faculty from three Penn State divisions -- the colleges of Education, Health and Human Development and the Liberal Arts -- are collaborating in a new interdisciplinary training program aimed at preparing the next generation of educational scientists.
Alumni couple gives $1 million to support Liberal Arts initiatives
Penn State alumni Linda and Jonathan Strumpf have given $1 million to support initiatives in the College of the Liberal Arts. The gift will endow an early career faculty professorship in economics; graduate student scholarships in the Department of Psychology's Child Study Center; and their third Trustee Scholarship for undergraduates who have financial need.
CSC Director receives 2010 Faculty Outreach Award
Karen Bierman, Distinguished Professor of Psychology in the College of the Liberal Arts and director of the Child Study Center, has received the 2010 Faculty Outreach Award.