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Anthony Burrow receives Engaged Scholar Prize

Anthony Burrow, associate professor of human development, has won Cornell’s fourth annual Engaged Scholar Prize, which recognizes a faculty member’s innovative approach to community-based scholarship.

Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.

Hands-on, intensive parenting is best, most parents say

Parents may struggle to meet the ideal of intensive parenting – especially if they have low incomes and education levels, according to a new study by Patrick Ishizuka.

2018 Affinito-Stewart research grants awarded; 2019 proposals sought

Nine Cornell faculty members have been awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals for 2019-20 are due Feb. 8.

Book investigates resilience in the face of chronic poverty

A new book, “The Economics of Poverty Traps,” co-edited by Cornell agricultural and development economist Chris Barrett, highlights cutting-edge research on the mechanisms that keep people entrenched in poverty.

Forum highlights the connections between humans and apes

“Apes and Sustainability,” a forum held Nov. 15, brought together Cornell faculty, activists and scientists to explore new perspectives on preserving nonhuman great apes in sustainable ways.

Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes’ appeal to kids

Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels – with images such as cancerous gums and lips – cancel out the effect of ads that prompt children to think of smoking as cool and fun, according to a new Cornell study.

Provost Research Innovation Award winners announced

The Office of the Provost has announced five winners of the inaugural Provost Research Excellence Awards, which recognize leadership and innovation in scholarly research.

ILR announces 2019 Groat and Alpern award recipients

Carolyn Richmond ’91 and Diane Rosen ’78, will be honored with the ILR School’s 2019 Groat and Alpern Awards ceremony April 11.