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."

Around Cornell

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.

Around Cornell

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."

Around Cornell

Mindfulness reduced stress, but didn’t change decisions: ILR research processes

Online exercises reduced perceived stress, but did not alter decision-making processes, at least when the training occurs at an adult age, researchers found. 

Around Cornell

Library deal to stimulate open access

Library strikes "read-and-publish" access with Cambridge University Press.

Around Cornell