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Should you make your preferences clear? Study suggests yes

Perceived indifference can generate feelings of dehumanization toward the noncommittal person, according to new research from Kaitlin Woolley ’12, assistant professor of marketing at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Course curriculum initiative develops data science and programming skills within Human Ecology

Working to address a knowledge gap, the College of Human Ecology launched the Data Science and Programming Curriculum Initiative to teach students how to use data and technology in their respective disciplines. 

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Latino and Black students less swayed by college-bound friends

According to new research, having college-bound friends increases the likelihood that a student will enroll in college but that effect is diminished for Black and Latino students.

Neuroimaging reveals how ideology affects race perception

Neuroimaging results suggest white political conservatives might overcategorize mixed-race faces as Black not because of an aversion to Blackness, but because of an affective reaction to racial mixing more generally.

$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

Burnout: how it hurts, what can help

Worker burnout has soared in the past year. In this Q&A, ILR School Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Vanessa Bohns answers questions and offers strategies to combat the “always on” syndrome. 

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Charters segregate schools but diversify neighborhoods

Residential and school segregation historically mirrored each other, but charter schools have weakened the link between neighborhood and school assignment, finds research led by Peter Rich.

Search committee set for policy school’s founding dean

A year after the provost announced plans to create a School of Public Policy, following a multiyear review of how to elevate Cornell’s excellence and prominence in the social sciences, the search for its first dean is underway.

Students, alumni celebrate Black graduate excellence

“Celebrating Black Graduate Excellence at Cornell,” a two-day series of alumni-filled panels, honored the contributions of Black graduate students and the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.