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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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Talks at Twelve: James Garbarino - Thursday, March 22, 2018

Miller's Children: Why Giving Teenage Killers a Second Chance Matters for All of Us
12:00-1:00 PM
Ten-Eyck Room, Nevin Welcome Center, Cornell Botanic Gardens

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Talks at Twelve: Genevive Meredith, Amelia Greiner Safi, Alexander Travis - Tuesday, February 6, 2018

A New Paradigm for Public Health Training at Cornell
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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PRYDE conference on social media literacy in youth

  By Sheri Hall for the BCTR What does the research tell us about how young people use social media? And what can educators do to teach youth how to use social media in productive, positive ways? These were the questions researchers addressed at the second annual conference hosted by the...

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New book examines incarceration’s impact on children and families

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR More than 2 million U.S. children have a parent in prison – a circumstance that impacts individual children as well as our society on the whole. The newest book in the Bronfenbrenner Series on the Ecology of Human Development, When Parents Are...

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High schoolers spawn fish, grow lettuce on NYC school rooftop

By Jon Craig for the Cornell Chronicle Atop a roof overlooking Manhattan’s skyline at sundown Oct. 25, more than 300 public officials and proud parents of Food and Finance High School students toured a first-of-its-kind aquaponics greenhouse. Philson A.A. Warner, founding director of the Cornell Cooperative Extension – New York...

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Matthew Avila awarded Kendal at Ithaca Scholarship

Portrait of Matthew Avila

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Matthew Avila, a senior in the Department of Human Development, will receive this year’s Kendal at Ithaca Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in gerontology. The scholarship was established by an anonymous Cornell alumnus living at Kendal of...

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