Beaver psychology

Psychology professor maps the country's mental health

Penn State Beaver psychology professor Kevin Bennett has gathered disparate data and research to create a comprehensive map of psychological issues in the United States. Among his findings: neuroticism is higher in the Northeast and the West Coast is more open to experimentation.

Maura Francis

Maura Francis was recently accepted to a prestigious psychology graduate program and plans to use her education to create an intervention program for at-risk kids.

Approaching reality with a plan

Beaver psychology major Maura Francis will be the first in her family to graduate from college and the first to go on to graduate school. She plans to use her childhood struggles as a launching pad for her future.