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New book explores children’s emotional expression

English professor Jane Juffer looks at children’s television, online gaming and political expression in her new book, “Don't Use Your Words! Children’s Emotions in a Networked World.”

Math can protect society’s networks, Kleinberg says in D.C.

Mathematical and computational models can make power grids, financial institutions and other networks less vulnerable to collapse, Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, said at a June 13 presentation on Capitol Hill.

Cornell Law School professor wins Supreme Court death penalty appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 21 overturned the 2010 conviction of Mississippi death row inmate Curtis Flowers, who was represented by Cornell Law School professor Sheri Lynn Johnson.

Alexander Colvin named dean of ILR

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, has been named the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 20. The five-year appointment is effective July 1.

Panel considers role of the press in a time of lies

Panelists discussed journalism and how news is consumed in “International Politics and the Fourth Estate: The Role of the Media in Social and Political Movements Worldwide,” a Cornell Reunion event.

Wolfe offers ag fixes to ‘complex, severe’ climate change

David Wolfe, professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, told a congressional committee in a hearing on agricultural resiliency that climate change impacts have been more complex and severe than scientists had forecast three decades ago.

US must get its house in order, Hadley says in Olin Lecture

Partisanship and extremism are fraying our political system and tarnishing the United States’ reputation around the world, former national security adviser Stephen J. Hadley ’69 told alumni at the Olin Lecture June 7 in Bailey Hall.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Weiss to Congress: Face China by strengthening democracy

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, offered insights into China’s digital authoritarianism in testimony May 16 before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.