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Police-related fatalities may occur twice as often as reported

Black and Latino men are more at risk than white men, BCTR researcher finds

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Career Explorations puts future in 4-H’ers hands

Over 500 NY youth visit campus and try out careers

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Scholars train for research in real-world settings

BCTR holds first Translational Research Summer Institute

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Teaching girls to code

NY 4-H partners with Girls Who Code

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Welcome Chris Wildeman, incoming BCTR director!

Chris replaces Karl Pillemer on July 1st

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Researchers and practitioners join forces for youth development

The 2018 Youth Development Research Update focused on multigenerational approaches

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Ep. 21: "Identity, Disparity, and Reaching Goals"

Our guest Neil Lewis studies how the interplay between social identity and social contexts shape motivation and goal-pursuit processes.

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The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.

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Eckenrode receives Outstanding Article Award

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR A nationwide effort to improve the lives of disadvantaged moms and their children through visits from nurses prevents child maltreatment by helping mothers plan future pregnancies and become financially self-sufficient. That’s the conclusion of a recent paper authored by...

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Patty Thayer retires after 22 years at Cornell

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Administrative Assistant Patricia “Patty” Thayer retired this summer after 14 years of working to support staff, programs and students in the Family Life Development Center (FLDC) and later in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR). Thayer juggled many responsibilities...

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Evaluation data improves youth pregnancy prevention programs

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Using data gathered from the evaluation of health education programs to make improvements is an important component of quality adolescent pregnancy prevention programs. That’s the conclusion of BCTR staff Amanda Purington, evaluation and research director of ACT For Youth,...

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Cohen, Wildeman named provost fellows

By Tom Fleischman for the Cornell Chronicle Emmanuel Giannelis, vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy, has announced the appointment of professors Paula Cohen and Christopher Wildeman as provost fellows for life sciences and social sciences, respectively. They will be...

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Retirement can bring health risks

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Most people think of their retirement as golden years when they will pursue hobbies and passions they did not have time for when working full-time. But a study by Maria Fitzpatrick, the BCTR’s Milman Fellow, finds that the post-work...

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