Roper Center takes the pulse with two faculty members on board

Faculty members Kelly Musick and Jonathon Schuldt have joined the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research board.

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Noted scholar to examine racism, new racial science Nov. 15

Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender and law will address racism, the new racial science and a more ethical way to study race and racism at the 2017 Institute for the Social Sciences Annual Lecture.

Anthropology grad students receive Fulbright-Hays fellowships

Two Cornell anthropology graduate students will conduct their fieldwork overseas with support from the Fulbright-Hays program.

New initiative launched to support vulnerable families

Cornell researchers launched a new initiative to support vulnerable families and disrupt the intergenerational cycle of poverty.

Cornell launches Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity

A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to liberal arts education for the digital age. It is the first undergraduate program to link the Ithaca and Roosevelt Island campuses.

New lecture series addresses connections between language, inequality

An Oct. 20 lecture will kick off a new series on language and inequality.

New humanities podcast: ‘Disability and the Human Experience’

Susanne Bruyere spotlights our diverse ways of being human in “Disability and the Human Experience,” the new “What Makes Us Human?” podcast.

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Discrimination more likely when resources are scarce

Can scarcity – or even just the perception of it – lead someone to discriminate against blacks? The answer is yes – if resources are scarce, and the person is unmotivated to act without prejudice, says psychologist Amy Krosch.

Research African-American history Oct. 18

Learn about African-American history from the people who made it by using an archive of thousands of hours of video interviews, Oct. 18

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