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Grants seed social science research, conferences

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has funded 14 faculty research projects and conferences in the Fall 2019 round of its Small Grants Program.

Applications open for community-engaged learning grants

The Office of Engagement Initiatives is accepting applications for grants to fund faculty, staff and students who are launching, advancing or participating in community-engaged learning at Cornell.

New podcast episode examines the impact of incarceration

“Climate of Fear,” the latest episode in the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, explores the impact of incarcerated parents on their children’s education with Anna Haskins, assistant professor of sociology.


Study reframes the history of LGBT mental health care

Research co-authored by assistant professor of history Stephen Vider reveals that community-based clinicians play a key role in reshaping mental health care for LGBT people and broader attitudes about sexuality and gender.

Studies: Single-family rentals can limit access to housing

Suzanne Lanyi Charles, assistant professor of city and regional planning, looks at the effects of large corporations’ converting foreclosed houses into rental units in a pair of recently published research papers.

Yang-Tan Institute book explores disability in the workplace

Progress made and challenges still to be met are discussed in a new book, “Employment and Disability: Issues, Innovations and Opportunities,” written by experts at the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability.


LGBTQ beauty vloggers draw on queer culture to stand out

New Cornell research explores how racially diverse LGBTQ beauty vloggers market themselves and make marginalized people more visible.

CIPA to integrate data science into its curriculum

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs will revise its curriculum to ensure that all students graduate with proficiency in data science.

Feedback sought on two public policy models

A faculty committee’s interim report details the potential structure of a school or college of public policy at Cornell. The university community is invited to offer feedback in upcoming listening sessions, Nov. 20 and Dec. 12.