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HD Today features undergrads’ work with TRIPLL

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A new article in HD Today describes work Jessie Boas HD ‘13 and Meghan McDarby HD ’14 have been doing examining research from the BCTR's Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) with the guidance of Elaine Wethington, professor of human development and co-director of TRIPLL....

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BCTR speakers at Human Ecology reunion

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Karl Pillemer and Janis Whitlock will both speak at College of Human Ecology Reunion events on Friday, June 8. Karl will be a panelist on the Class of 1962 50th Reunion Symposium "Shall We Meet Again At 100? Suggestions for a Long...

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PROSPER Partnership Network training at the BCTR

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The Unit 1 Training for the PROSPER (PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience) Partnership Model was held at the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) on May 16 & 17, 2012. PROSPER works through the Cooperative Extension system to implement and sustain high-quality evidence-based programming designed to...

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2012 RCCP Conference connects international attendees around improving child and family care

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The Third International Conference of the Residential Child Care Project, In the Best Interests of the Child: Caring for Them—Caring for Us, was held May 9-11, 2012 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Three hundred people attended from the U.S. (27 states), Canada (6 provinces), England, Scotland, Northern Ireland,...

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Rebecca Morgan receives research stipend to work with CRPSIB this summer

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Rebecca Morgan (HD, '13) is a recipient of a 2012 Summer Undergraduate Stipend, awarded by the College of Human Ecology. Rebecca's project is The development of a recovery model for non-suicidal self-injury: Benchmarks, processes, and factors that influence the recovery trajectory. She will work...

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New Book: “Research for the Public Good”

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Co-edited by Elaine Wethington and Rachel Dunifon, Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being (American Psychological Association Books), is the second volume to be published from the Biennial Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference series. ...

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New BCTR project on translational research on palliative care

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A $200,000 gift from the Lawrence and Rebecca Stern Family Foundation to College of Human Ecology researchers will support a new BCTR project on translational research on palliative care. The project, which began March 1, 2012,  consists of research and policy analysis on optimal and cost-effective palliative...

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First BCTR Student Showcase draws faculty, staff, and students

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On May 7, 2012 the Bronfenbrenner Center held the first annual BCTR Student Showcase in Beebe Hall. The event featured posters and presentations by students who have been working with BCTR projects this academic year. Nine students presented on diverse topics from various BCTR projects (see full presentation list...

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4-H Career Explorations will bring youth to Cornell campus, June 26-28

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During the three-day 4-H Career Explorations events, New York youth grades 8-12 explore academic fields and career possibilities through hands-on experiences on Cornell campus. Over 500 students and their adult chaperones (some of them 4-H Educators) will participate. The event is made up of two grade specific tracts:

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Video online of John Eckenrode’s presentation at the Picower Symposium

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Video is now online of BCTR director John Eckenrode's presentation, Preventing Early Adversity and Improving the Life Chances of Socially Disadvantaged Children and Families, at the Spring 2012 Picower Symposium, sponsored by The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT. View video here. Preventing Early...

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