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Conference discusses depth, breadth of America’s health crisis

“Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequality,” brought together scholars who take innovative approaches to studying the social foundations of health inequalities.

With Cornell grants, faculty launch social sciences research

Faculty members are exploring topics from artificial intelligence to immigration and virtual reality this fall, thanks to funding from Cornell’s Institute for the Social Sciences.

A choice may not feel like a choice when morality is at play

When people consider a particular decision as moral in nature, they often don’t perceive they have options and pay less attention to alternative courses of action, says Isaac Smith, an expert in behavioral ethics.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Reporter paints vivid portrait of opioid epidemic

Journalist Sam Quinones spoke about the origins and impacts of the opioid epidemic Nov. 7 on campus.

People who focus too much on money may sacrifice their humanity

In a series of six studies, researchers looked at how the pursuit of money affects the way people see themselves.

Podcast examines the psychobiology of love

“Love Science.” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores the behavioral, psychological and neural components of love – and its loss.

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Lecture examines racism, sexism, class in Trump-era elections

Political scientist Brian Schaffner will examine the divisions widened by Trump’s presidential campaign and presidency and their impact on American politics, Nov. 12.

ILR interns explore ways autistic students can move from college to work

Two ILR School students worked this summer to smooth the transition for autistic students moving from college into the workforce.