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Symposium to cover advances in wearable tech, sustainability

On Saturday, April 22, the Cornell Institute for Fashion and Fiber Innovation will host its 2017 symposium, a conversation on the most recent advances and developments in wearable technology.

Conference to focus on work of trauma scholar Cathy Caruth

The Theory Reading Group is hosting a conference at Cornell, "Listening to Trauma," April 27-28, on Cathy Caruth's influential book, "Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History."

More prime-time ads could kick drunken driving to the curb

Public service announcements about the dangers of drunken driving could save thousands of lives each year – but only if those ad campaigns are better funded and more people see them, according to three Cornell researchers.

What makes a vegetarian? It's not what's on the plate

The new theory proposes that vegetarianism is an identity, not just a series of decisions about what to eat. A Cornell undergraduate and his academic adviser came up with the new way to think about vegetarianism.

Downloads of labor contracts surge after they go online

The recently completed online resource "Cornerstones in American Middle Class: Historical Collective Bargaining Agreements Project" at the ILR School's Kheel Center is seeing heavy traffic from scholars.

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Team measures effects of sentence structure in the brain

An international team of researchers, including a Cornell cognitive scientist, reports physiological evidence showing how the brain combines words into phrases in real time during reading.

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ISS supporting faculty research projects, conference

The Institute for the Social Sciences' Small Grants Program is funding a series of critical social science projects and a conference with its spring 2017 awards.

Doris lecturer discusses recipe for moral improvement

John M. Doris delivered the 10th annual John L. Doris Memorial Lecture hosted by the College of Human Ecology's Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research April 12 on campus.

ILR's Groat Award winner to talk about 'Work that I love'

ILR School Professor Francine D. Blau '66 will accept the school's 2017 Judge William B. Groat Award April 20 for achievement and service to the school in New York City.