Health and Medicine

Penn State Laureate Dr. William Doan

Dr. William Doan, this year's Penn State laureate, will speak Nov. 12 at Penn State Beaver about "The Anxiety Project," which explores what it’s like to live with anxiety and depression. Doan, a professor of theater in the College of Arts and Architecture, currently is an artist-in-residence in the College of Nursing.

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.

Biology: It's in the genes

Professor Cabarcas-Petroski uses a data to compare normal tissues to cancer tissues, making connections other researchers have either overlooked or not yet discovered.