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Twelve assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve Cornell assistant professors from a range of disciplines have recently received five-year National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Rachel Bezner Kerr: Taking a farmer-led approach to food justice

A collaborative research program led by Rachel Bezner Kerr has united agricultural communities across Malawi and Tanzania — culminating in a nonprofit with 10,000 members, several farmer-led training programs and internationally acclaimed expertise in agroecology.

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Sweet rewards valued more, may contribute to obesity

In a study published April 14 in PLOS One, an international research team including Michèle Belot, professor in the Department of Economics, found that children valued sweet food more after receiving it as a reward.

Cornell virologist elected president of world's foremost virology society

Colin Parrish, Ph.D. ’84, the John M. Olin Professor of Virology at the Baker Institute for Animal Health, has been elected president of the American Society for Virology. Parrish will take office in July 2021 and serve a three-year term.

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Understanding workplace dispute resolution and voice

A new paper from ILR Associate Professor Ariel Avgar addresses the five key ways in which non-union firms handle dispute resolution.

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Expert panel explains science behind COVID-19 vaccines

Cornell immunology experts answered common questions about vaccines during a virtual Q&A-style panel discussion, The Science Behind COVID-19 Vaccines.

Cornell extends early support to minority engineering students

The College of Engineering hosted a first-of-its-kind virtual gathering on March 4 to welcome recently admitted engineering doctoral students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the field.

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Radio interview highlights scavenger hunt supporting k-12 education

The April 13 episode of ‘All Things Equal’ invites community members to participate in Ithaca Public Education Initiative’s Scavenger Hunt April 17-18.

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Isolation alters visual areas of brain in social wasps

Just as humans are challenged from the social isolation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a new study finds that a solitary lifestyle has profound effects on the brains of a social insect: paper wasps.

Survey provides snapshot of campus safety perspectives

A survey to understand campus community perspectives related to policing and emergency response on the Ithaca campus found broad support for the Cornell University Police Department but also unease and dissatisfaction with armed policing among underrepresented groups.

Creating equitable opportunity in Buffalo and beyond

For more than four decades, ILR’s Lou Jean Fleron has been making western New York a better place for working people, by leading community-based economic development programs.

Business Impact Symposium examines industry sustainability

The annual business symposium examines climate change resilience, community revitalization, social justice and reducing the clothing industry’s large carbon footprint.