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2018 Affinito-Stewart research grants awarded; 2019 proposals sought

Nine Cornell faculty members have been awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals for 2019-20 are due Feb. 8.

Book investigates resilience in the face of chronic poverty

A new book, “The Economics of Poverty Traps,” co-edited by Cornell agricultural and development economist Chris Barrett, highlights cutting-edge research on the mechanisms that keep people entrenched in poverty.

Forum highlights the connections between humans and apes

“Apes and Sustainability,” a forum held Nov. 15, brought together Cornell faculty, activists and scientists to explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

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.

Provost Research Innovation Award winners announced

The Office of the Provost has announced five winners of the inaugural Provost Research Excellence Awards, which recognize leadership and innovation in scholarly research.

ILR announces 2019 Groat and Alpern award recipients

Carolyn Richmond ’91 and Diane Rosen ’78, will be honored with the ILR School’s 2019 Groat and Alpern Awards ceremony April 11.

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.