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.
A new course to be offered in the fall in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Just Food: Exploring the Modern Food System, will deliver insights into both domestic and international food systems.
Five faculty fellows involved in the China’s Cities collaborative project reported on their results from three years of research at a March 22 capstone lecture. The Institute for the Social Sciences sponsored the project.
Cameras in nursing home bedrooms aim to protect the elderly, but according to new Cornell-led research they also raise tensions around issues of privacy, safety and dignity – and may even endanger the people they’re supposed to help.