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College of Human Ecology celebrates staff achievements

College of Human Ecology faculty and staff gathered Oct. 16 for their annual Service Awards and Staff Recognition Ceremony, to honor staff who achieved milestones and to recognize those designated for their exceptional contributions to the college.

Staff News

Women on Instagram derided as too real – or not real enough

Female influencers on Instagram endure criticism and harassment both for being too honest about their lives and for seeming too fake, a new Cornell study has found.

Symposium seeks to beat back ‘zombies,’ grow sustainable housing

Cornell’s sixth annual Community Development Institute brought together more than 125 experts in academia, government and community development to discuss solutions for dealing with “zombie homes” across New York state.

Economic scarcity shifts perception, leads to discrimination

Research by a Cornell sociologist found that under conditions of perceived economic scarcity, white decision-makers began to see black individuals differently, an implicit shift linked to devaluation and discriminatory behavior.

CS classes can break down cultural barriers, study shows

Computational education can break down and expose cultural barriers in unexpected ways, a new study from Cornell researchers has found.

Things to Do, Oct. 18-25, 2019

Events this week include “War and Peace” on film; the Lorelei Ensemble in Bailey Hall; a ceremony hosted by Hindu students and a reading by Desiree Cooper.

ILR’s prison job fair opens doors for incarcerated

Twelve employers, along with a former inmate now working as a union carpentry representative, met with 78 incarcerated men Oct. 4 at the Queensboro Correctional Facility in New York City.

Cornell tackles ‘migrations’ global challenge

Researchers from every corner of Cornell are mobilizing to tackle one of the grand challenges of the modern era – migration – with a new initiative that launched Oct. 1.

Ceci elected president of national psychology society

Stephen Ceci, the Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology, recently was elected president of the Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science. His term began in August.