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Project 2Gen funded to fight opioid epidemic

The William T. Grant Foundation awards the BCTR project $650K over 3 years

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Ep. 19: "Redeeming Teenage Killers"

Hear James Garbarino discuss why rehabilitating teenage killers matters for us all

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From right, Drs. Avery August and Monika Safford, co-directors of the Center for Health Equity, celebrate the center's opening with Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine, and Dr. David Satcher, the founding director of and senior adviser to the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Cornell Tri-Campus Health Equity Symposium, March 15-16 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

BCTR and the new Cornell Center for Health Equity

The BCTR has deep connections to the new center

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The BCTR offers access to data and participants!

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Maria Fitzpatrick named BCTR Milman Fellow

Maria is an associate professor of policy analysis and management studying early childhood education policies, higher education and teacher compensation

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New project studies youth risk and wellbeing

The former Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery has broadened it's reach to become the YRO Lab

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Looking at incarceration’s impact on families

The volume takes a multi-disciplinary approach to address the issue

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The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.

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Retirement can bring health risks

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Most people think of their retirement as golden years when they will pursue hobbies and passions they did not have time for when working full-time. But a study by Maria Fitzpatrick, the BCTR’s Milman Fellow, finds that the post-work...

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Cornell Project 2Gen sponsors early education research

By Sheri Hall for the BCTR Cornell Project 2Gen sponsored two researchers’ presentations at the Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium meeting last month in Washington D.C. BCTR research associate Lisa McCabe, Cornell sociology professor John Sipple and Cornell alumnae Hope Casto, associate...

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Using disruptive innovation to grow 4-H

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...

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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...

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ACT for Youth awarded new contract with NY State

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...

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