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So close, yet so far: Making climate impacts feel close by may not inspire action

Upending the conventional thinking in climate change communication, Jonathon Schuldt finds when people say faraway climate impacts feel geographically nearby, they don’t necessarily support policies that would stop them.

Gillibrand, Pollack to speak at ILR panel on workplace sexual harassment

The ILR School will hold a public event March 19 that examines sexual harassment in the workplace.

ILR School heightens presence in New York City

The ILR School has moved its midtown Manhattan office to the former RCA Victor Building at 570 Lexington Ave. in January.

New working group on disasters launches with March 14 talk

A new cross-college working group on disasters kicks off with a public presentation by anthropologist Anthony Oliver-Smith March 14.

Humor, fear inspire young to engage in climate activism

A new study from the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture finds humor and fear motivates young people to pursue climate change activism.

Enrichment program boosts STEM for black students but leaves Latinos behind

An analysis by Cornell sociologist Steven Alvarado found that a major STEM enrichment program increases black students' high school STEM engagement but had little impact on black and Latino students’ aspiration to major in a STEM field in college.

Kate Manne on how attitudes to sexual harassment must change

Philosopher Kate Manne discusses how even though there’s been a sea change in how we think of sexual harassment, attitudes must change.


Einaudi Center to provide research help to doctoral students

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has selected 12 Cornell graduate students for the 2018 Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.

New certificate program teaches dietitians skills to elicit change

eCornell offers a new Nutrition Counseling certificate for registered dietitian nutritionists to develop their skills.