Center for Human Evolution and Diversity
The Center for Human Evolution and Diversity (CHED) promotes the transdisciplinary study of the human condition. CHED supports team-based, explicitly interdisciplinary basic research on the evolution of humans and human diversity. It also supports educational research aimed at enhancing the STEM pipeline through the study of human biology and evolution, and promoting better public understanding of human evolution. CHED’s core faculty have diverse intellectual backgrounds and affiliations. CHED issues calls for internal (Penn State-based) . Penn State faculty interested in learning more about or becoming affiliated with CHED should contact Nina Jablonski.
The RFP for FY 2016-2017 seed grants is now available. Proposals are due to Nina Jablonski on or before November 18, 2016.
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Nina Jablonski, other CHED faculty, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. receive new grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in support of the development of “Finding Your Roots” summer camp programs for middle school students.