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Six on faculty receive Einaudi Center grants for international work

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies awarded grants to faculty to support new collaborative research on international topics and fund workshops or other activities.

Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes’ appeal to kids

Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels – with images such as cancerous gums and lips – cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children to think of smoking as cool and fun, according to a new Cornell study.

Grad students prepare for community engaged experiences

The inaugural Engaged Graduate Student Institute brought students across campus together Nov. 9 to learn how to conduct research while making a positive impact on the community.

ILR program helps people with criminal records return to workforce

Through the Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative, School of Industrial and Labor Relations legal experts are helping people with criminal records get jobs.

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

Twenty-six Cornell graduate students have won more than $42,000 in fall 2018 Research Travel Grants, which provide students up to $2,000 to conduct thesis or dissertation research.

English professor's play performed in London

The National Theatre London showcased “Magda, Jo, Isabella,” a play co-written by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, associate professor of English, on Nov. 16.

Essentials

New book looks at the ‘grandfamily’ phenomenon

A new book by the interim dean of the College of Human Ecology looks at the 1.6 million U.S. children who live in “grandfamilies” – households in which children are being raised by their grandparents.

Discussion explores use of social impact bonds

Professor Mildred Warner discussed Social Impact Bonds with filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza, who directed a documentary on the subject, Nov. 5.

Conference discusses depth, breadth of America’s health crisis

“Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequality” brought together scholars who take innovative approaches to studying the social foundations of health inequalities.