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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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PRYDE Scholars garner multiple awards

Seniors Julia Lesnick and Greta Sloan receive awards for leadership, innovation, and commitment to improving the world.

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Using comics to convey research

PRYDE's Jennifer Agans has students translate research using comics and other media

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Promoting good behavior online

Janis Whitlock's new collaborative research project explores pro-social online behavior

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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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Project 2Gen funded to fight opioid epidemic

The William T. Grant Foundation awards the BCTR project $650K over 3 years

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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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Record number receive gerontology minor

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR A record number of students will be graduating this year with a minor in gerontology from the College of Human Ecology. Twenty-four students are on track to complete the minor requirements, said associate professor Corinna Loeckenhoff,...

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Collaborating to help youth communicate

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR New York State 4-H (NYS 4-H) Youth Development is partnering with communications and theater experts from Cornell and the Ithaca community to offer a 4-H Communication Institute this summer. The weekend-long program will offer 4-H teens...

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Event celebrates program that helps youth in care

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR The Hillside Family of Agencies hosted their first annual CARE in Action Day this month at their Varick campus to celebrate how CARE, the Residential Child Care Project’s program model that promotes evidence-based...

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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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Cornell Project 2Gen sponsors early education research

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Cornell Project 2Gen sponsored two researchers’ presentations at the Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium meeting last month in Washington D.C. BCTR research associate Lisa McCabe, Cornell sociology professor John Sipple and Cornell alumnae Hope Casto, associate...

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