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Discrimination more likely when resources are scarce

Can scarcity – or even just the perception of it – lead someone to discriminate against blacks? The answer is yes – if resources are scarce, and the person is unmotivated to act without prejudice, says psychologist Amy Krosch.

Cornell Commitment interns reflect on summer experiences

About 30 students from the Cornell Commitment office – Meinig scholars, Rawlings research scholars and Cornell Tradition fellows – presented posters and panel discussions Sept. 27.

Cornell Tech leverages academic links with Cornell campuses

The new Roosevelt Island campus of Cornell Tech has catalyzed a slew of innovative academic programs that will benefit not only Cornell Tech students but also students from the Ithaca campus.

Community engagement initiatives deliver reciprocal benefits

On Sept. 27, a forum in downtown Ithaca with Cornell faculty, staff, and partners offered stories of experiences and answered questions about implementing community-engaged initiatives.

Trump names Burkhauser as top economic adviser

President Donald Trump has appointed Cornell economist Richard V. Burkhauser to the Council of Economic Advisers.

Wages up but workers’ financial concerns continue: poll

Many New York City residents struggle with scheduling challenges at work and inadequate pay, according to a survey released by the ILR School’s Worker Institute.

MLB, NHL commissioners headline ILR School sports summit

Top executives and sports industry leaders gathered in New York City Sept. 18 to discuss issues shaping the industry’s future.

Anxiety, depression can diminish retirement savings

People with psychological distress are nearly 25 percent less likely to have a retirement savings account, according to financial economist Vicki Bogan. That means up to $42,000 less in savings for married couples.

To create efficiency, startup OR Link joins McGovern incubator

OR Link – a cloud-based software company that aims to save lives, reduce surgical supply waste and make operating rooms more efficient – joined Cornell’s business incubator, the Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences, Sept. 1.