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Spring 2017 Talks at Twelve

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This semester we welcome speakers from across campus and across the U.S. for our spring 2017 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...

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Talks at Twelve: Elissa Kozlov and Keiko Kurita - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Weill Cornell Behavioral Geriatrics: "Cognitive Impairment in Hospitalized Adults" and "Palliative and Mental Health Care"
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Dana Weiner - Thursday, April 20, 2017

Data-Driven Policy Making in Child Welfare
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Marney Thomas and Brian Leidy - Thursday, April 13, 2017

Healthy Base Initiative: Evaluating Programs to Encourage Healthy Eating, Active Lifestyles, and Tobacco-Free Living
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Megan Comfort - Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Beyond the Peer-Reviewed Article: Making Research Relevant for Community Stakeholders and Policymakers
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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Talks at Twelve: Mardelle Shepley - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Mental and Behavioral Health Facilities: Critical Research and Design Recommendations
12:00-1:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room

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NYC high schoolers discover opportunity at Big Red STEM Day

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By Jamie Black for the Cornell Chronicle While many New York City high school students might have spent the first Saturday in November playing Pokémon GO, some of their peers were creating their own games using a JavaScript-based code that doesn’t require any prior programming knowledge. Part of the first...

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Ways people with a purpose live differently

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Having purpose in life - an underlying sense of meaning that guides what you do - boosts self-esteem and self-worth, finds Anthony Burrow, co-director of the BCTR's Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE). A recent Huffington Post piece examined the ways people with...

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Researchers evaluate a program for boys to avert sexual violence

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By Susan Kelley for the Cornell Chronicle Cornell is helping to usher in new, more effective ways to prevent sexual violence. A team from the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) is evaluating a curriculum for boys aged 12-14 aimed at preventing sexual violence. The program is a shift from...

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Doing Translational Research podcast: Jennifer Agans

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In episode 9 of the podcast, Karl welcomes Jen Agans, assistant director of the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE). They discuss the importance of research/community partnerships, Agan's research on children's out-of-school time, and Agans explains what exactly the 4-H program is. Dr. Jennifer Agans is...

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