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Conference explores inequality, social mobility April 20-22

The Center for the Study of Inequality will host the "Social Mobility in an Unequal World: Evidence and Policy Solutions" conference April 20-22.

Eye expressions offer a glimpse into the evolution of emotion

New research by Adam Anderson, professor of Human Development at Cornell’s College of Human Ecology, reveals how the eyes have come to be viewed as windows into the soul.

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Grants enable graduate student travel to 47 nations

Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.

Jacobs challenge creates four endowed chairs in Human Ecology

Four endowed professorships have been established through a challenge grant initiated by longtime Cornell benefactors Joan Klein Jacobs '54 and Irwin Mark Jacobs '54, founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, as part of a $10 million commitment to the college in 2014.

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Author Michael Pollan to deliver Iscol lecture April 27

Michael Pollan, environmentalist and best-selling author, speaks on "Out of the Garden" at the 2017 Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture on April 27, in Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall.

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Sustainability Month: April at Cornell blossoms with events

April is Sustainability Month at Cornell, and the campus will bloom with exhibits, lectures, a bike rally, a fun run, environmental fashion and learning how to keep this blue planet green.

On social media, female entrepreneurs act demurely to thrive

Self-employed women working in digital creative industries, such as blogging or marketing, feel compelled to conduct business online in a traditionally feminine way, said Brooke Duffy, assistant professor of communication.

Study: Conservatives, liberals read different scientific books

Suggesting that science is not immune to political partisanship, new research by computational social scientist Michael Macy shows liberals and conservatives have stark differences in the types of scientific books they read.

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Faculty projects get global-at-home curriculum grants

Ten faculty-led projects are receiving approximately $170,000 in Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants this year, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs has announced.