Nicholas Kristof to give Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture Oct. 2

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof, known for his work exposing social injustice, will speak Monday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m. in Call Auditorium.

In this communication course, scientists are the storytellers

This fall, Mark Sarvary in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, launched Introduction to Applied Science Communication: Digital Platforms and Public Engagement.

Study: Binge drinking cuts chance of landing a job by 10 percent

Heavy drinking six times a month reduces by 10 percent the probability a new college graduate will land a job, according to research led by the ILR School’s Smithers Institute.

Stephen Ceci to receive developmental psychology award

Stephen Ceci, the Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology, will receive the American Psychological Associations’ G. Stanley Hall award in August 2018.

On Twitter, followers don’t let followers spread fake news

When Twitter users tweet a false rumor, they are more than twice as likely to accept correction if it comes from a mutual follower – someone they follow who also follows them, says social media expert Drew Margolin.

At 107 years old, Olaf Larson keeps longevity a ‘secret’

At 107 years old, Olaf Larson is Cornell’s oldest living faculty member. When asked to explain his longevity, the professor emeritus of rural sociology quipped: “That’s a secret.” And then he laughed.

How best to say, ‘Keep out!’ 10,000 years into the future

How do you warn generations far in the future about buried nuclear waste? A faculty member critiques two approaches.

ILR School, A&S research identifies ways to soften rejection

A new ILR School study finds there are ways to soften the sting of rejection.

New book investigates who shacks up and why

More young unmarried Americans are living together than ever before, but not much is known about why couples decide to take on this romantic rite of passage. A new book by demographer Sharon Sassler sets out to fill these gaps.