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Using disruptive innovation to grow 4-H

Portrait of Andy Turner

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR If you follow business news – and specifically small, up-and-coming companies – you may have heard the term “disruptive innovation.” The theory, developed by Clayton Christensen from the Harvard Business School, describes how a product or process can leap ahead of established market...

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Fitzpatrick named BCTR Milman Fellow

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By Stephen D'Angelo for the College of Human Ecology The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is pleased to welcome Maria Fitzpatrick, associate professor of policy analysis and management, as the recipient of the Evalyn Edwards Milman BCTR Faculty Fellowship, a role she will hold through June...

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ACT for Youth awarded new contract with NY State

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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 Center for Community Action...

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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 countries gathered to share...

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Spring 2018 Talks at Twelve

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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. No RSVP or registration...

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Talks at Twelve: Heather Derry and Elizabeth Luth - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Two talks by Behavioral Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine postdocs
12:00-1:15 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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ACT hosts visiting scholar from Malaysia

Professor Haslinda Binti Abdullah with ACT for Youth Network members

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR This winter, the BCTR hosted a visiting scholar from Malaysia who shared information about youth development programs in her country. Professor Haslinda Binti Abdullah is an associate professor and the deputy dean of research and innovation at Universiti Putra Malaysi. Abdullah spent a week in...

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The new Youth Risk and Opportunity Lab

Text reading Youth Risk and Opportunity Cornell Lab

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR After more than a decade of research on self-injury, a BCTR laboratory is expanding its focus to include research on social media and adolescent sexual health as well. The Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery has changed its name to the Youth Risk...

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Talks at Twelve: Neil A. Lewis, Jr. - Thursday, May 17, 2018

Psychology of Stratification: How Social Position Influences Meaning Making, Motivation, & Behavior
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Elizabeth Day - Thursday, April 19, 2018

Bridging Policy and Social Science: How Legislators Describe Their Use of Research in Policymaking
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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