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ACT for Youth conducts focus groups on family planning services

This June under the direction of Jane Powers, ACT for Youth staff are conducting focus groups across New York State to better understand young people's views about, and access to, family planning services. This research is sponsored by the New York State Department of Health as...

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BCTR featured throughout Spring ’12 issue of Human Ecology Magazine

The cover story describes 4-H's recent move to the BCTR and 4-H's and Human Ecology's commitment to base 4-H programs on research.  In the article Stephen Hamilton describes this perspective, The In Short section (pp. 2-3) includes items on

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4-H Adds four new staff members

Katie Donnan, is a former 4-Her, and Cornell class of 2012 graduate. who joined the NY state team this week and will be with 4-H full-time throughout the summer before she shifts her focus to earning a masters degree in Agriculture and Biology Education. Allison Dywer is a first-year...

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HD Today features undergrads’ work with TRIPLL

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

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

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

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

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”

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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