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Gifts create new Arts and Sciences professorships

Four new alumni gifts have helped the College of Arts and Sciences create three new professorships and fund a new graduate student position.

ISS grants jump-start new social science research

Cornell's Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 14 small grants to researchers around the university working on solutions to 21st-century problems.

Government alumnus takes on the system

Ethan Felder ’09 isn’t shy about standing up for what he believes in – even if that means literally standing up in front of a crowd of 1,000 people at a Queens neighborhood rally.


Course marks 50 years of international engagement

Cornell’s International Agriculture and Rural Development 602 class is celebrating 50 years of international engagement.

Kids test-drive social media sites – minus the risks

A new social media simulator lets kids learn to present themselves online, deal with cyberbullying and identify fake news, all in a safe offline environment.

A not-quite-random walk demystifies the algorithm

Looking at the world through the lens of an algorithm illuminates some aspects but obscures others, says Malte Ziewitz, assistant professor of science and technology studies.

ILR School, Aspen Institute to develop Gig Economy Data Hub

The ILR School and The Aspen Institute’s Future of Work Initiative Dec. 13 announced a partnership to develop an online data hub.

Engaged Faculty Fellows connect classroom and community

Seven faculty members are part of the yearlong Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program, which focuses on engaged courses and curricula.

Sternberg wins 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology

Robert Sternberg, professor of human development, has won the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology for his concept of “successful intelligence.”