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Education, interaction with older people reverses ageism

A Cornell-led team has shown, for the first time, that intergenerational contact and education about the aging process and its misconceptions can reduce ageist attitudes, prejudices and stereotypes.

Alexander Colvin named dean of ILR

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, has been named the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 20. The five-year appointment is effective July 1.

Panel considers role of the press in a time of lies

Panelists discussed journalism and how news is consumed in “International Politics and the Fourth Estate: The Role of the Media in Social and Political Movements Worldwide,” a Cornell Reunion event.

Research examines intent behind Facebook posts

A Cornell researcher is working with Facebook to find ways to identify content with malicious intent and forged IDs, to help the social media giant rapidly find and remove harmful posts.

Conference examines diversity in youth development programs

With this year’s focus on diversity and inclusion, youth development researchers and practitioners gathered May 29-30 in Ithaca for the ninth annual Youth Development Research Update.

Eighteen receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

Eighteen Cornell doctoral students from 13 fields of study have received 2019-20 Engaged Graduate Student Grants to support community-engaged research relevant to their dissertations.

Arts and Sciences faculty honored for advising, teaching

Three members of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences were presented awards for teaching and advising at a May 25 trustee-faculty dinner recognizing universitywide excellence.

Undergrad humanities scholars present their research

The Humanities Scholars Conference, May 10 at the A.D. White House, featured 28 undergraduate research and thesis presentations and laid groundwork for an interdisciplinary humanities scholars program.

Residential child care project aims to reduce suffering by responding to it

A model of care for children’s residential agencies, developed over nearly 15 years by the Residential Child Care Project at Cornell, takes children’s emotional pain into account and emphasizes the bond between the children and their caregivers.