2009 - Human Ecology Podcasts/Videos

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    Martha Van Rensselaer: A Vision for the Ages
    Stewart, Gary (Cornell University Human Ecology, 2009-06-30)
    A documentary on the life and work of Martha Van Rensselaer, who helped to found the Cornell school that is now the College of Human Ecology, and in doing so greatly influenced the education of women and the direction of public service. Guests: Ava Danville '09, graduate of the College of Human Ecology Francille Firebaugh, Dean Emerita of the College of Human Ecology Joan Jacobs Brumberg, Professor Emerita of Human Development Alan Mathios, Dean of the College of Human Ecology Scott Peters, Associate Professor of Education Hosted by Gary Stewart, East Hill Notes is a monthly talk show on topics of interest to the Cornell and Ithaca communities.
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    EFNEP: How We Started
    Dollahite, Jamie (2009-06)
    Over the past 40 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) has aimed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed behaviors necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and to contribute to their personal development of the total family diet and nutritional well-being (USDA CSREES, 2009). Watch to find out more about the ongoing efforts of EFNEP programming in New York State, which are delivered through Cornell Cooperative Extension.
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    EFNEP: A Strong Community Presence
    Dollahite, Jamie (2009-06)
    Over the past 40 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) has aimed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed behaviors necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and to contribute to their personal development of the total family diet and nutritional well-being (USDA CSREES, 2009). Watch to find out more about the ongoing efforts of EFNEP programming in New York State, which are delivered through Cornell Cooperative Extension
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    EFNEP Education: The Heart of the Problem
    Dollahite, Jamie (2009-06)
    Over the past 40 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) has aimed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed behaviors necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and to contribute to their personal development of the total family diet and nutritional well-being (USDA CSREES, 2009). Watch to find out more about the ongoing efforts of EFNEP programming in New York State, which are delivered through Cornell Cooperative Extension.
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    Health Care Reform: Where Are We Now?
    White, William; Simon, Kosali (2009-11-30)
    Health reform remains a work in progress. Faculty members from the Department of Policy Analysis and Management discuss the current debate on health care reform in the U.S.. The discussion provides a comparison of legislative bills passed by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in 2009, identifies key issues to watch as reform action proceeds in coming months, and offers preliminary predictions of the likely impact the current reform initiatives will have on problems of spiraling health care costs and growing numbers of uninsured Americans
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    A Growing College, redux: When Home Economics Became Human Ecology - Video
    Kay, Gwen (2009-03-04)
    In 1969, after 5 years of deliberation and planning, Cornell's College of Home Economics became the College of Human Ecology. Gwen Kay, Associate Professor of History at SUNY Oswego and 2008 recipient of the Cornell CHE Fellowship in the History of Home Economics, examines how and why the new name came into being, and what the hopes were for the new college.
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    A Growing College, redux: When Home Economics Became Human Ecology - Audio
    Kay, Gwen (2009-03-04)
    In 1969, after 5 years of deliberation and planning, Cornell's College of Home Economics became the College of Human Ecology. Gwen Kay, Associate Professor of History at SUNY Oswego and 2008 recipient of the Cornell CHE Fellowship in the History of Home Economics, examines how and why the new name came into being, and what the hopes were for the new college.
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    Risky Decision Making in Adolescence
    Reyna, Valerie (2009-03)
    Valerie Reyna describes the developmental differences in the way adolescents make decisions and reviews her research regarding why adolescents perceive risks and benefits and yet take more risks.