Human Ecology Reunion 2012
Thank you for joining us for Reunion 2012!
Recap of this year's events:
Friday, June 8
Class of 1962 50th Reunion Symposium "Shall We Meet Again At 100? Suggestions for a Long Life"
Panelists: Karl Pillemer, the Hazel E. Reed Professor in the Department of Human Developmentand Professor of Gerontology in Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College; Jane Brody, author and columnist for the New York Times; Brian Wansink, the John S. Dyson Professorof Marketing and the Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab in the Department of Applied Economics and Management.
Building Young Adult Resilience and Wellbeing in University Settings: intervention and upstream approaches
Janis Whitlock, a Research Scientist in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research discussed her research on the development of early detection and intervention in mental health and wellbeing for youth in college and community settings. Janis Whitlock, is a member of the College of Human Ecology faculty in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research and is also the Director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behavior in Adolescence and Young Adults
Saturday, June 9
Human Ecology Alumni Breakfast, Alumni Association Meeting and Awards Presentation
The Chronicles of Human Ecology: Tradition, Transformation, Innovation Exhibit
Global Concern: Wildlife Conservation, Economic Sustainability, and Public Health in Africa
Alumni & Friends heard first-hand experiences and learned about the intersection of poverty, hunger and biodiversity conservation, in particular, the intersection of development and conservation needs. Moderator: Michael P. Hoffmann, Director, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station & Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Panelists: Human Ecology Professor and Director of the Program in International Nutrition,Program in Global Health, Rebecca Stoltzfus; Professor of Resource Economics, Jon Conrad; and Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology, Alexander Travis.