High-quality education, research and public engagement are the cornerstones of the College of Human Ecology and its academic departments, which include: Human Development, Design + Environmental Analysis, Nutritional Sciences, Policy Analysis and Management, and Fiber Science & Apparel Design. The College also houses the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs and the Sloan Program in Health Administration. We prioritize innovative collaboration and are fueled by a powerful, interdisciplinary and applied (translational) approach. The College of Human Ecology is one of four contract colleges at Cornell.