Most people trust accurate search results when the stakes are high

Using experiments with COVID-19 related queries, Cornell sociology and information science researchers found that in a public health emergency, most people pick out and click on accurate information.

Art Beyond Cornell exhibition features works by incarcerated youth

At their Spring Gallery event in May, the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement student-run program displayed artwork by young men at MacCormick Secure Center in Brooktondale, New York, and by Cornell students in the program.

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Philosopher mines the ethical line in caustic wisecracking

In his new book, David Shoemaker, professor of philosophy, explores the need for spirited, sometimes prickly humor and the ethics that distinguish an innocent gibe from an offensive insult.

Outstanding A&S teachers, advisers honored with 2024 awards

Among the faculty members being recognized this year for exceptional teaching and mentorship are Liliana Colanzi, Durba Ghosh, and Nick Admussen.

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Peter Loewen named dean of Arts and Sciences

Peter John Loewen, director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, has been named the 23rd dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced May 24.

Manne awarded Lebowitz Prize, symposium appearance

As part of the award, Manne will engage in discussion this year on the theme “Dehumanization and its Discontents” with the prize co-recipient, David Livingston Smith, professor of philosophy at the University of New England.

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Gainor elected to College of Fellows of the American Theatre

The election recognizes Gainor as “a distinguished scholar of early 20th century American theater."

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Humanities scholars research free speech, AI, sports culture and the Supreme Court

At the May event, students covered topics focused on countries around the globe and ranging from immigration, home care workers and female sports culture to the U.S.-China relationship, the repatriation of cultural objects and AI and literature.

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New book chronicles Cornell’s international impact

For the first time, the breadth and depth of Cornell’s international footprint has been chronicled in a book: “Beyond Borders: Exploring the History of Cornell’s Global Dimensions.”