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Course marks 50 years of international engagement

Cornell’s International Agriculture and Rural Development 602 class is celebrating 50 years of international engagement.

Kids test-drive social media sites – minus the risks

A new social media simulator lets kids learn to present themselves online, deal with cyberbullying and identify fake news, all in a safe offline environment.

A not-quite-random walk demystifies the algorithm

Looking at the world through the lens of an algorithm illuminates some aspects but obscures others, says Malte Ziewitz, assistant professor of science and technology studies.

ILR School, Aspen Institute to develop Gig Economy Data Hub

The ILR School and The Aspen Institute’s Future of Work Initiative Dec. 13 announced a partnership to develop an online data hub.

Engaged Faculty Fellows connect classroom and community

Seven faculty members are part of the yearlong Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program, which focuses on engaged courses and curricula.

Sternberg wins 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology

Robert Sternberg, professor of human development, has won the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology for his concept of “successful intelligence.”

'Go Figure' exhibit examines female form

A new costume and textile exhibit at the College of Human Ecology examines how women’s bodies have been manipulated and shaped to fit fashionable silhouettes through history.

People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

People with disabilities in the study were nearly 44 percent more likely to be arrested by age 28, while those without had a lower probability of arrest, at 30 percent. This “disability penalty” was strongest for African-American men.

Architectural historian Bonnie MacDougall dies

Professor emerita of architecture Bonnie Graham McDougall died Nov. 26 at age 76. She was an expert on South Asian architecture and culture whose research and teaching interests included anthropology and linguistics.