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Retired LAPD Captain Joins Alumnae Leadership Conference

Retired LAPD Captain Joins Alumnae Leadership Conference

1984 administration of justice graduate spent three decades with LAPD

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Grant to Continue Funding Population Research

Grant to Continue Funding Population Research

The Population Research Institute at Penn State recently received a grant renewal from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to support research on population problems and dynamics over the next five years.

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Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers

Cyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former friends and dating partners, a new study finds.

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Former Friends, ex-dates More Likely to Turn into Teen Cybertormentors

Former Friends, ex-dates More Likely to Turn into Teen Cybertormentors

In terms of dating partners, young people often have resentful and hurt feelings as a result of a breakup, and they may take out these feelings on a former partner via cyber aggression.

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Data on Taxi Routes and Points of Interest May Improve Crime Predictions

Data on Taxi Routes and Points of Interest May Improve Crime Predictions

Big data projects could improve understanding of crime and help communities and police to use their resources to more efficiently, said Jessie Li, assistant professor of information sciences and technology.

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Alumna Creates New Endowed Professorship in Criminology

Alumna Creates New Endowed Professorship in Criminology

A portion of a recent $3 million gift made by Penn State alumna Mary O'Neill Marsh will be used to create the Dr. John Kramer Professorship in Criminology in the College of the Liberal Arts.

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