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HumEcathon takes on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Human Ecology on May 1 held its fourth annual HumEcathon, a hackathon-style design challenge bringing together 27 undergraduates to work in multidisciplinary teams on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on campus.

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Engaged learning spotlight: beyond incarceration

The search for answers to some difficult questions planted the seeds for developmental psychologist Anthony Ong’s latest course, the three-credit “Positive Psychology: Inside Prison (and Out).”

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Study to explore rural communities and inequality in the US

The research will provide the most comprehensive analysis of the role state and local government policies play on the economic growth and well-being of rural communities.

Radio show features Derek Chang on anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias

The May 4 episode of All Things Equal featured Derek Chang, Cornell Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies. Chang discussed the context and history of the rise in anti-Asian/Pacific Islander bias during the past year.

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Panel: Pandemic and protests laid economic injustices bare

Four faculty members and a Washington Post reporter discussed the ways racism shapes economic policies, and how economic policies shape inequality in America – historically and today.

Cornell Recognized as "Voter Friendly Campus"

Through the work of Cornell Votes, a coalition of student, staff, and faculty stakeholders from across campus along with local community partners, Cornell has been named a "Voter Friendly Campus" along with 200+ nationwide universities and colleges.

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Grants advance social sciences research, collaboration

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded spring grants supporting research and conferences involving more than 30 faculty and researchers across campus, including collaborations within new and expanded superdepartments.

Labor economist Robert Aronson dies at 104

Known for contributions that shaped the ILR School in its first decades, a gentle manner and long-running friendships with peers, Professor Emeritus Robert “Bob” Aronson died April 19 at age 104.

Confusion about vaccine guidelines could prolong pandemic

Many Americans remain confused about when COVID-19 vaccines provide strong protection and the need for continued public health precautions, according to new Cornell research.