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Provost announces School of Public Policy, superdepartments

The new school and superdepartments in economics, psychology and sociology are expected to elevate Cornell’s excellence and impact in the social sciences.

‘Making the turn’: from inmate to scholar

Darryl Epps is among the hundreds of men incarcerated in New York who have transformed themselves through the Cornell Prison Education Program. CPEP reduces recidivism and saves taxpayers millions with college behind bars. 

Expanded Kessler Fellows program welcomes new cohort

The College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows program is now open to all junior STEM majors and is under new leadership.

Cornell joins network to expand public interest tech

Cornell is joining a collaboration of 36 colleges and universities committed to building the field of public interest technology and preparing a generation of civic-minded technologists.

Roper Center gives voice to American public opinion

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell recently announced its first partnership with a major public library system, providing access to its archive of poll questions through the America’s Voice Project.

Cornell professor, pollster taking pulse of Latino voters

Sergio Garcia-Rios, assistant professor of government and Latina/o studies, is leading Univision’s polling of Latino voters through the 2020 election cycle.

NYC panel discusses changing expectations for success

Is the American dream alive? Steve Israel, director of Cornell’s Institute of Politics and Global affairs, shared his thoughts on the subject as part of a panel discussion during the recent “State of the American Dream” event in New York City.

After free lunch from drug firms, doctors increase prescriptions

Sales representatives’ “detailing” visits increased drug firm revenues but did not improve prescribing quality, according to a study co-authored by Colleen Carey, assistant professor of policy analysis and management.

Hospitality, not medical care, key to patient satisfaction

Quiet rooms and friendly nurses sway hospitals' patient satisfaction scores more than medical quality or survival rates, according a new study by Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology.