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Pillemer in the NY Times on blooming in later life

A recent New York Times article dispels the myth that a person's best creative, professional, or even physical accomplishments are necessarily confined to the younger years. Many are finding success and satisfaction in their 60s and later, perhaps due to experience gained and an openness to try new...

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Military Projects join global experts to examine military research

Brian Leidy (director, Military Projects) recently participated in an invitation-only summit at the University of Southern California considering the problems faced by military, veterans, and their families. Fifty researchers from national and international universities met to discuss how research can help understand and address such...

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Priorities in addressing elder mistreatment

"Elder mistreatment is recognized internationally as a prevalent and growing problem, meriting the attention of policymakers, practitioners, and the general public," begins the abstract of an article by lead author Karl Pillemer in a recent special issue of The Gerontologist focusing on the 2015 White House Conference on...

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New York 4-H member wins national award

Nosa Akol, a leader in the 4-H CITIZEN U program in Broome County, is the recipient of the  2015 4-H Youth in Action Award, the organization’s highest youth honor. Nosa, originally from South Sudan, is a senior at Binghamton High School. Nosa's CITIZEN U projects included the Great Pothole Solution...

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2015 BCTR Student Showcase - Friday, May 1, 2015

2015 BCTR Student Showcase
1:30-3:30PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Register now for 2015 Youth Development Research Update

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  Each year, the Youth Development Research Update creates a forum for practitioners and Cornell University researchers to discuss issues relevant to the well-being and development of children and adolescents. Together we will ask:

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Workshop: Intro to Zotero - Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Intro to Zotero
10:00-11:00AM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Garbarino’s “Listening to Killers” Talk at Twelve video online

For twenty years James Garbarino has served as a psychological expert witness in criminal and civil cases involving issues of trauma, violence, and children. A former student of Urie Bronfenbrenner's, his approach is to consider the ways developmental processes are shaped by the human ecology in...

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The impacts of military deployment

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A recent post on the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog looked at the long-term effects of military deployment on veterans' health, citing meta-analyses from the journal Epidemiological Reviews, finding, The post quotes Brian Leidy, director of The Military Projects, regarding new research showing that often...

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“30 Lessons for Loving” highlighted in the Miami Herald, includes BCTR family tie-in

Bob and Edith Levine, along with hundreds of other long-married couples, contributed their stories and advice to the recent book by BCTR director Karl Pillemer, 30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and MarriageThey recently told the story of how they...

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