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Bertrand Odom-Reed of Media Relations (MREL) teaches a video production class for visiting 4H high school students., 4H Career Explorations.

4-H youth explore careers, college experience

Career Explorations brought over 350 youth to campus this June

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Alumni gifts support the greater good

Recent gifts funded PRYDE and the Milman BCTR Faculty Fellow

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Cornell partners on 4-H National Youth Science Day

Cornell was chosen by National 4-H to define and lead this year's project

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Student Profile: Jessica Sweetman

Jessica is a BCTR alum who remains engaged with translational research

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Conference shares latest youth development research

The Youth Development Research update connects practitioners and researchers

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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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PRYDE inaugural explores the future of youth development research

The inaugural celebration for the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE) featured three eminent speakers in a panel discussion on “The Future of Youth Development Research: Perspectives from Research and Practice.” This panel uniquely reflected the mission of PRYDE in...

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Best practices for professional training and technical assistance

What does research evidence tell us about best practices for professional training and technical assistance for practitioners delivering evidence-based programs to youth? The latest BCTR systematic translational review (STR) addresses this question. The BCTR Research Synthesis Project supports the development of high-quality evidence summaries on...

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Gerontological Society selects experts on aging as fellows

By Tyler Alicea ‘16, MPS ‘17 for the College of Human Ecology tumblr For their work on aging, two College of Human Ecology faculty members have been named fellows for the Gerontological Society of America. Corinna Loeckenhoff, associate professor of human development...

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Doing Translational Research podcast with Chris Wildeman

In episode 6 of the BCTR podcast Doing Translational Research, center director Karl Pillemer talks with Christopher Wildeman about his research on mass incarceration and inequality. Christopher Wildeman is an associate professor of policy analysis and management in the College of Human...

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Experts address elder financial abuse as global problem

From the Weill Cornell Newsroom: Financial exploitation of older people by those who should be protecting them results in devastating health, emotional and psychological consequences. A group of international elder abuse experts met in June at Weill Cornell Medicine to map out a strategy for...

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Youth consult on research and media projects

The ACT for Youth Center of Excellence sponsors a network for young people who are interested in making change and supporting the health and well‐being of youth in New York State. At its heart is the ACT Youth Network NYC, a...

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Regional CARE events share findings from 5-year study

RCCP director Martha Holden addressing attendees The BCTR’s Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) disseminates...

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