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BCTR presence at the Society for Research on Adolescence biennial meeting

The Society for Research on Adolescence held its biennial meeting in Vancouver on March 7th and the BCTR was well represented. Stephen Hamilton organized and chaired two sessions: a paper symposium, Social Inventions in Different Countries to Improve the Transition to Adulthood with Mary Agnes...

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CITIZEN U youth delegates met with state legislators during 4-H Capital Days

Delegates from Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Broome and Monroe Counties represented the CITIZEN U Project at the 77th Annual 4-H Capital Days in Albany, March 5-7. This year’s Capital Days had 108 youth delegates, representing 35 counties. The 4-H delegates were formally recognized on the...

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Opening Pathways/Abriendo Caminos examines supporting Latin American youth transitions

Opening Pathways: Youth in Latin America (Abriendo Caminos: Jóvenes en América Latina) worked with local organizations in Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia to identify ways to better support youth and young adults in their communities.  Opening Pathways is a study within the  Cornell Youth in Society project.

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Parenting in Context Annual In-Service Conference

Jan. 25-26, 2012, BCTR's Parenting in Context project sponsored the annual Parent Education In-Service.  Presenters included Jennifer Tiffany, Janis Whitlock, Maria Fitzpatrick, Rachel Dunifon, and Kimberly Kopko and nearly 50 parent educators from across NY state...

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BCTR Pilot Study Program announced – applications due 3/15/12

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The BCTR is announcing its first annual Pilot Study Program for Innovation in Translational Research, applications for which are due by March 15, 2012. Approximately three to four $12,000 grants will be awarded this year to faculty connecting their social and behavioral research to policy and practice. Junior...

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2011 Bronfenbrenner Conference video now online

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

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

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

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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