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Maria Fitzpatrick named BCTR Milman Fellow

Maria is an associate professor of policy analysis and management studying early childhood education policies, higher education and teacher compensation

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New project studies youth risk and wellbeing

The former Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery has broadened it's reach to become the YRO Lab

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New book examines incarceration’s impact on children and families

The volume takes a multi-disciplinary approach to address the issue

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The Well Being of Children and Older Adults

Maria Fitzpatrick on mortality and retirement, the opioid crisis and child maltreatment, and working with policymakers

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Celebrating the launch of Project 2Gen

The project helps vulnerable families by supporting parents and children together

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Creativity at 4-H National Science Day event

This year's theme was "Incredible Wearables"

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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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The science of successful aging

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR What’s the secret to successful aging?  That’s the question two BCTR researchers took on at a panel discussion “The Science of Successful Aging” at the 2017 International Convention on Psychological Science, where thousands of researchers from more than 70...

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ACT for Youth awarded new contract with NY State

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR A BCTR project that helps New York youth lead more positive, healthy lives will expand its work with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The state awarded a new contract to the Assets Coming Together for Youth...

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Spring 2018 Talks at Twelve

This semester we welcome speakers from across campus and across the U.S. for our spring 2018 Talks at Twelve series. Talks at Twelve are held in the Beebe Hall second floor conference room and lunch is served. These talks are free and open to all....

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PRYDE conference on social media literacy in youth

  By Sheri Hall for the BCTR What does the research tell us about how young people use social media? And what can educators do to teach youth how to use social media in productive, positive ways? These were the questions researchers addressed at the second annual...

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High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

By Jon Craig for the Cornell Chronicle Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse. Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Cornell Cooperative...

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Talks at Twelve: James Garbarino

Miller's Children: Why Giving Teenage Killers a Second Chance Matters for All of Us

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Talks at Twelve: Elizabeth Day

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