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Undergrad humanities scholars present their research

The Humanities Scholars Conference, May 10 at the A.D. White House, featured 28 undergraduate research and thesis presentations and laid groundwork for an interdisciplinary humanities scholars program.

Residential child care project aims to reduce suffering by responding to it

A model of care for children’s residential agencies, developed over nearly 15 years by the Residential Child Care Project at Cornell, takes children’s emotional pain into account and emphasizes the bond between the children and their caregivers.

Girls’ education suffers when high-achieving boys are peers

Teenage girls do worse in their education, careers and social lives when they have more high-achieving boys in their classes, according to a new study by two Cornell economists.

To win online debates, social networks worth a thousand words

Social interactions are more important than language in predicting who is going to succeed at online debating, according to new Cornell research.

Future cartons will track milk from farm to fridge

Cornell food scientists are designing the milk carton of the future that will give consumers precise “best by” dates and improve sustainability by reducing food waste.

Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.

In first look at Facebook data, researchers to track patterns of fake news

A Cornell researcher is collaborating on an unprecedented study examining Facebook data to look for patterns in “problematic sharing” – posting links to stories that have already been flagged or proven false – to determine whether this activity spikes around elections or terrorist attacks.

Source credibility is key to derailing fake news

New research led by psychology professor Melissa Ferguson, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a roadmap for dealing with “fake news.”

Klarman postdoctoral fellowship program announced

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Klarman Fellowships will create a cohort of elite postdocs who pursue leading-edge research across departments and programs, including researchers in science and math disciplines, the humanities and social sciences.