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Connecting retirees to conservation

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A new partnership between the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging and The Nature Conservancy is responding to two critical trends in society todaymounting concern about environmental sustainability and an aging population. The Conservation Retirees in Service...

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NY 4-H student shadows MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin

National 4-H Council’s 4-H Day in the Life Job Shadow Experience at MSNBC, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in New York. (Jason DeCrow/AP Images for National 4-H Council)

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR A 4-H student from Orleans County learned about broadcasting last month from an accomplished role model: NBC news anchor Craig Melvin. Fifteen-year-old John Gabalski was selected to spend the day at NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center with Melvin, who anchors MSNBC Live on weekdays...

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Doris lecturer discusses recipe for moral improvement

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By Stephen D'Angelo for the Cornell Chronicle On April 12, what would have been professor emeritus of human development John L. Doris’ 94th birthday, his son, John M. Doris, delivered the 10th annual John L. Doris Memorial Lecture hosted by the College of Human Ecology’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational...

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Positive Youth Development online courses

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Youth work professionals, volunteers, and advocates can now easily brush up on positive youth development thanks to a new series of short, online courses. Positive Youth Development 101 Online is based on, and can be used to supplement, the training curriculum Positive Youth Development...

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Talks at Twelve: T.V. Sekher - Thursday, May 25, 2017

Designing and Implementing the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI)
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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2017 Bronfenbrenner Lecture: Karen Matthews - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Biological Pathways in Childhood Poverty, Health, Well-being, and Behavior
9:00 - 10:00 AM
G71 MVR Hall

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2017 BCTR Student Showcase - Friday, May 5, 2017

2017 BCTR Student Showcase
12:00-2:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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ACT for Youth: Measuring Positive Youth Development

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A myriad of evidence-based programs exist to help young people develop positive life skills and avoid risk behaviors. Evaluations of program success are frequently focused on whether programs directly reduce negative outcomes for youth. An alternative approach can be to measure Positive Youth Development (PYD) outcomes resulting from...

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Teen dating violence strong predictor of future abuse

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Teens who experience physical or psychological violence in their adolescent dating relationships have a significantly greater risk of suffering abuse in their future adult romantic relationships. A new study, led by University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work researcher Deinera Exner-Cortens, PhD, has isolated dating violence...

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2017 Doris Lecture: John M. Doris - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Making Good: Can We Realize Our Moral Aspirations?
12:00 PM
Ten-Eyck Room, Nevin Welcome Center, Cornell Botanic Gardens

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