Students tackle community projects in moral psychology course

Students in a new moral psychology class spent the semester working with local non-profits to tackle issues from migrant family justice to food insecurity to sustainable agriculture.

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Harrison College Scholars tackle interdisciplinary research projects

This year’s graduating class of Robert S. Harrison College Scholars presented their final theses during a daylong event May 7 in Goldwin Smith Hall.

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Arts and Sciences faculty honored for teaching, advising excellence

"These faculty members and graduate teaching assistants have made tremendous contributions for the benefit of our students, guiding their educational paths and molding their experiences."

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New Frontier Grants push boundaries in A&S research

The College of Arts and Sciences awarded $1.25 million in grants to faculty members pursuing critical developments in areas ranging from quantum materials to sustainable technologies.

Same-race friends help teens connect to school

New Cornell psychology research highlights the power of peers to influence adolescents’ sense of belonging in diverse schools.

Online retail images reveal skin tone discrepancies

A Cornell study found that still images of models in online retail ads had statistically lighter skin tones than those in videos of the same product and model. They also found evidence of “tokenism” – one model who was considerably darker-skinned than the others.

Undergraduate psychology conference to feature diverse research

Thirty-five students will present on topics from implicit bias in person perceptions to early-life adversity in prairie voles and more.

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Misperceptions can threaten scientific advancement

Misperceptions of marginalized and disadvantaged communities’ level of concern regarding COVID-19 and other issues could undermine cooperation and trust needed to address collective problems, according to new Cornell-led research.

Underserved high schoolers now thriving in college credit Cornell program

"I saw what I am capable of when I am challenged" - that's what University of Buffalo freshman Donovan Blount says about a course developed at Cornell by two professors in the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. The leader of a national education equity organization says professors Maria Fitzpatrick and Matthew Hall are "academic heroes."

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