Skip to main content

Six A.D. White Professors-at-Large elected

A Nobel Prize-winning physicist, best-selling authors and a leader in global sustainable agriculture are among six newly elected Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large at Cornell.

Research gives robots a second chance at first impressions

A Cornell-led team was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop a computational model of how humans form and update their memories of robots.

For online reviews, shoppers believe a pretty face

New Cornell research has found that people are more likely to be swayed by positive recommendations posted online by attractive reviewers.

Political polarization may be less about ideology than luck

Divisions between political parties are believed to reflect deeply rooted ideological differences, but a new study from sociology professor Michael Macy points to another factor: luck.

Kids from tough neighborhoods more likely to become obese as adults

Children – especially teens – growing up in disadvantaged neighborhoods face greater odds of unhealthy weight gain as adults, according to new research by a Cornell sociologist.

Two doctoral students selected for Liebmann fellowships

Doctoral students Stephen Roblin, in the field of government, and Laura Leddy, in the field of anthropology, have been selected as recipients of the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship.

Kids can test drive social media safely with new simulations

Educators across the country can now use Cornell-designed interactive tutorials to teach elementary and middle schoolers how to participate positively in social media – while simultaneously learning to navigate some of its potential perils.

Babies not so helpless, new study shows

New research from Cornell’s Behavioral Analysis of Beginning Years Laboratory, led by associate professor of psychology Michael Goldstein, reveals that baby babbling elicits profound changes in adult speech.

Grants create engagement opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded $1,307,580 in Engaged Curriculum Grants to 25 teams of faculty and community partners that are integrating community engagement into majors and minors across the university.