2/14: A Four Diamonds child's journey; Abington study abroad love story; Multi-year concussion study

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Friday, February 14, 2020

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Multi-year concussion research study underway

Professor of Kinesiology Semyon Slobounov is leading a novel multi-year research study examining the consequences of head acceleration events. The study also seeks to identify any critical threshold between subconcussive blows with those of full-blown concussive injury to more accurately measure the effects of subconcussive injuries throughout an athletic season.  Full story

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Introducing girls to engineering

Building on the success of previous years, the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will host two week-long summer camps geared toward girls in middle and high school.  Full story

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Things to Do at Penn State: Feb. 13-20

Penn State Centre Stage's "The Lucky Boy," the President's Concert at Carnegie Hall in New York, TEDxPSU and a "Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure" at Eisenhower Auditorium are among the cultural highlights at Penn State this weekend and next week.  Full story