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McComas named vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs

Provost Michael Kotlikoff has appointed Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, professor of communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs, effective July 1.

Untangling how deportation relief affects immigrants

Short-term relief from deportation can have beneficial effects for immigrants – but it doesn’t solve all their problems, said four researchers as they described three years of work examining the topic.

Small grants fire up new research in the social sciences

From why we have “fake news” to what people really think about data privacy, research by a select group of Cornell social scientists has been funded thanks to the Institute for the Social Sciences’ Spring 2018 Small Grant Awards.

Cornell to debate Harvard at State Theatre April 26

Debaters will tackle the question “Is technology driving us in the wrong direction?” at Ithaca's State Theatre April 26.

Diversity and inclusion courses help managers build healthy cultures

Cornell has launched two new online diversity and inclusion certificate programs for HR professionals and managers.

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‘Impostor Syndrome’ is subject of two lectures April 23

Dena Simmons, assistant director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, will give two lectures on tackling impostor syndrome, April 23.

With enough income and wealth, cohabiting couples say 'I do'

Cohabiting couples are likely to get married only when they earn as much as their married peers, according to recent research by postdoctoral fellow Patrick Ishizuka.

Nine faculty projects win Internationalizing the Curriculum grants

Nine projects, many multidisciplinary, are receiving grants of approximately $155,000 this year from the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.

Grant to unite Cornell, partners in fight against opioids

A grant will expand Cornell's research and work with partners on confronting opioid abuse through evidence-based interventions.