A Cornell researcher is collaborating on an unprecedented study examining Facebook data to look for patterns in “problematic sharing” – posting links to stories that have already been flagged or proven false – to determine whether this activity spikes around elections or terrorist attacks.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Klarman Fellowships will create a cohort of elite postdocs who pursue leading-edge research across departments and programs, including researchers in science and math disciplines, the humanities and social sciences.
The Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 12 small grants to social science researchers in six colleges and schools at Cornell. The awards assist scholars as they develop new research and seek external funding.
With historical materials from Cornell University Library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management and Archives, the Museum of the City of New York opens the exhibit “City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York” on May 1.
Avshalom Caspi ’83, Ph.D. ’86, will return to Cornell to deliver the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research’s annual John Doris Memorial Lecture on April 25. Caspi will discuss the implications of charting mental disorders from childhood to midlife.