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2011 Bronfenbrenner Conference video now online

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Video has now been posted from the 2011 Urie Bronfenbrenner Conference, The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making.  All presentations, discussions, Q & A, and panel conversations are available in the Media Library. The presenters are: Antoine Bechara, University of Southern California Eveline Crone, Leiden University

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BCTR seeks Director of Research and Evaluation

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The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is conducting a search for the position of Director of Research and Evaluation. We are interested in an individual who can help the center develop its research infrastructure and consult with center projects, while also pursuing an independent program of research.  The...

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Iscol speakers included in Forbes Impact 30 list

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An expert panel at Forbes has compiled a list of the top social entrepreneurs, the Impact 30, which includes three Iscol Family Program lecturers:  Jacqueline Novogratz (2010 lecture), Sara Horowitz (2008 lecture), and Josh Nesbit, the upcoming 2012 speaker.  The full list...

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Karl Pillemer discusses “30 Lessons for Living” on The PBS News Hour

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January 5, 2012, The PBS News Hour aired an interview with BCTR affiliate Karl Pillemer in which he discusses his new book, 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans.  Given our current state of war and economic recession, Pillemer...

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Jennifer Tiffany interviewed for World AIDS Day

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On Thursday, December 1st, World AIDS Day, BCTR Director of Outreach and Community Engagement Jennifer Tiffany was interviewed by Dr. Guldal Caba for the program Are You Awake?  The episode, Remembering and Recommitting - World AIDS Day 2011, can be heard in its...

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Donate to the 4-H Flood Relief Campaign through the New York State 4-H Foundation

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Tropical Storms Irene and Lee left massive flood damage in their wakes across huge sections of New York. Counties from the northeast corner to the southeast region and central New York have experienced flood damage. The devastation of the flooding has displaced 4-H’ers, CCE employees,...

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TRIPLL Leads New York City Community Forum on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pain and Pain Management

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On October 12, 2011 the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL: Cornell’s Edward R. Roybal Center) led a community and researcher forum on developing innovative strategies to address racial and ethnic disparities in pain and pain management in later life.

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4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2011 New York State Fair

4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2011 New York State Fair

Fifteen teams of enthusiastic youth joined in to participate in the first ever, 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2011 New York State Fair (August 25th- September 5th, 2011). Lots of excitement was generated by the Mars Exploration Rovers playing field. Children and parents passing by...

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Elaine Wethington named a BCTR Associate Director

Elaine Wethington named a BCTR Associate Director

Elaine Wethington will become an associate director of the BCTR, joining Steve Hamilton and Rachel Dunifon. She was a key member of the planning committee for the BCTR. Elaine brings several areas of experience and content expertise to the center: she provides continuity...

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Rachel Dunifon becomes a BCTR Associate Director

Rachel Dunifon becomes a BCTR Associate Director

Rachel Dunifon, Associate Professor and Department Extension Leader in PAM, is joining the BCTR as an Associate Director. Rachel was part of the planning committee for the BCTR. In addition to being on the leadership team for the center, she will integrate her translational research in...

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