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A choice may not feel like a choice when morality is at play

When people consider a particular decision as moral in nature, they often don’t perceive they have options and pay less attention to alternative courses of action, says Isaac Smith, an expert in behavioral ethics.

Cornell veterinarians lead animal outreach trips to Puerto Rico

Veterinarians from the College of Veterinary Medicine are leading service trips to Puerto Rico to spay and neuter 30,000 dogs and cats by May 2019.

Jonah Goldberg to speak on populism and identity politics

Political analyst Jonah Goldberg will examine divisiveness in U.S. politics and discuss possible solutions in his talk, “Suicide of the West,” Nov. 29.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Johnson details computational art history techniques

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to analyze works of art in his Nov. 9 campus talk.

Study reveals natural solutions to combat climate change

Annual greenhouse gas emissions from all U.S. vehicles could be absorbed by forests, wetlands and agricultural lands, according to new research.

Art book reveals the inner world of ‘The American Fraternity’

Professor Andrew Moisey situates fraternity culture squarely in the center of American leadership in his new book, “The American Fraternity.”

Reporter paints vivid portrait of opioid epidemic

Journalist Sam Quinones spoke about the origins and impacts of the opioid epidemic Nov. 7 on campus.

Three new Tisch University Professors named

Three new Tisch University Professors – Nicholas Abbott, Catherine Kling and Daniel Lee – were named earlier this month by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, bringing to six the total number of current faculty carrying the honor and title.

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Food and fun figure in fundraisers for Cornell United Way campaign

A chili and dessert fundraiser Nov. 29, women’s hockey Nov. 30, and Cornell’s first Winterfest Dec. 7 will benefit the Cornell United Way campaign.

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What did birds and insects do during the 2017 solar eclipse?

Using data from 143 weather radar sites in the continental U.S., researchers could “see” the behavior of wildlife during the 2017 solar eclipse.

22 student entrepreneurs join W.E. Cornell

Cornell’s new entrepreneurship program for women recently announced its first cohort of 22 students for the 2018-19 academic year.