More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.
Why would five Cornell professors decide to teach a class when there was no budget to pay them to do it? For the directors of Cornell’s Behavioral Economics and Decision Research Center, the reason is the subject of the course: Better Decisions for Life, Love and Money.
Since she was a child, Margo Hittleman ’81, Ph.D. ’07, was encouraged to speak up and try to change things that she thought were unfair. Many of the things that bothered her most related to systemic social injustice and exclusion.