Human Ecology Magazine, Fall 2012
Keeping Teens on Track: Human Development professors examine the many challenges kids and teens face growing up in an increasingly complex society, where the right approach can make the difference between thriving or failing as adults. Fiber science and apparel design faculty members teach fashion with eyes on the global garment-making network and the diverse cultural influences driving modern styles. Demographers, nutrition experts, economists, and developmental psychologists study the challenges facing working mothers. Students report on summer research projects and internships from around the globe. Also: A look at the college’s commitment to diversity under Cornell’s “Toward New Destinations” approach.