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Department and Center Outreach

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) is a college-wide initiative that fosters collaborative interdisciplinary research and facilitates the extension of research-based knowledge into practice and policy settings. The Center is home to a host of resources and projects designed to bring research findings to bear on improving the health and well-being of individuals across the life span.

Departmental Outreach and Extension

Outreach and extension programs in each department seek to contribute to the well-being of citizens by applying knowledge gained through faculty research to challenges in our communities. Below are the links to each department's outreach and extension program.

Design and Environmental Analysis 

Division of Nutritional Sciences

Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Human Development

Policy Analysis and Management

New York City Extension Office

Departmental Centers and Institutes

Individual departments also host many centers, institutes and programs for teaching, research and outreach. Complete List of Departmental Centers and Institutes

Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, CIPA

Public engagement is a key ingredient in the CIPA MPA experience. Internships offer one avenue for such engagement. The CIPA Public Service Exchange and the CIPA Capstone Program offer two additional opportunities for CIPA Fellows to pursue hands-on, public engagement work.