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Mobile communication lab lets any person participate in any study

Cornell’s mobile communication lab, one of a handful in the country, is changing the face social sciences research. It enables scholars to study the socio-economic, racial and geographic groups hardest hit by society’s problems.

Conference considers a global plant steeped in meaning

The public conference "Tea High and Low: Elixir, Exploitation and Ecology” will examine the world's most popular drink after water.

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture is taking a multidisciplinary approach to the complex challenge. 

Pulitzer Prize winner describes why we ‘lock up our own’ – and how to stop

James Forman Jr. analyzed the roots of mass incarceration and how society can stop their spread at the capstone lecture for the Institute for the Social Sciences’ 2015-18 Mass Incarceration theme project.

Doctoral student applies physics modeling to voting of SCOTUS ‘Super Court’

Imagine a 'Super Court' comprising all 36 Supreme Court justices from 1946 to 2016. Doctoral student Eddie Lee did just that, and found stability and consensus are constants.

Six grad students win Fulbright-Hays fellowships

Six grad students have won Fulbright-Hays fellowships Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowships.

Grant expands undergrad offerings on Latin America and Caribbean

A three-year, $342,000 grant to Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program brings new opportunities to Cornell undergrads and area community college students.

Alexander Colvin named interim dean of ILR

Professor Alexander Colvin, associate dean for academic affairs, diversity and faculty development in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, has been named interim dean of the school effective Oct. 9.

Residential Child Care Project receives $2.8M grant

The Residential Child Care Project at the Bronfenbrenner Center received a $2.8M grant to improve the quality of care for children living in group care settings.