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Exposure to TV alcohol ads linked to drinking behavior

The average American adult is exposed to nearly 600 alcohol ads on TV each year, and more exposure is linked to higher levels of drinking, according to a Cornell study.

Women hear more white lies in evaluations than men: study

Women are more likely than men to hear “white lies” – inaccurate performance feedback in job evaluations –  according to a new study by researchers in the Department of Psychology.

COVID-19 impact: Rick Geddes on health and infrastructure

The pandemic will have an enormous impact on civil infrastructure, from highways and airports to dams and energy systems, says Richard Geddes, an expert on infrastructure policy.

In the fog of pandemic, opportunities to improve risk communication

Risk communicators must get trust, tradeoffs and preparedness right as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, according to Cornell experts Dominic Balog-Way and Katherine McComas.

Rachel Dunifon named dean of Human Ecology

After two years as interim dean, Rachel Dunifon has been named the Rebecca Q. and James C. Morgan Dean of the College of Human Ecology, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced May 6.

Crossing boundaries: Cornell’s thriving research ecosystem

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.


Faculty profiles: Four new hires bring vitality to campus

Meet Wendy Ju, Denis Willett, Nika Haghtalab and Shaun Nichols, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.


COVID-19 impact: Karl Pillemer on elder care

Karl Pillemer, an expert on older adults, predicts older people will increasingly stay in their own homes, rather than in nursing homes, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 impact: Noliwe Rooks on representing oneself online

Interdisciplinary scholar Noliwe Rooks discusses how people curate their home spaces, now that much of work and school is conducted from home via video conferencing.