Democratic decline a global phenomenon, even in wealthy nations

Democratic backsliding is occurring in an unprecedented number of wealthy countries once thought immune to such forces – the United States among them, finds a new analysis led by Cornell political scientists.

Annual Soup & Hope speaker series to kick off Jan. 25

The 17th annual Soup & Hope speaker series returns to Sage Chapel on Jan. 25, featuring six Cornell staff, faculty and student storytellers sharing their experiences of overcoming life’s challenges while attendees enjoy a free meal of soup and bread.

Perceptions of us online differ from how we see ourselves

Impressions formed about us based on our social media posts may differ from our self-perceptions, new Cornell psychology research finds.

Concealing sexual identity may have impeded mpox care for some men

Openly gay men were more likely than those who conceal their sexual orientation to seek care for mpox last year during a global outbreak that disproportionately affected their community, researchers from Cornell and the University of Toronto found.

‘Fatphobia’ a form of oppression, says philosopher Kate Manne

Fatphobia, says philosopher Kate Manne, has become a vital social justice issue. In her new book, “Unshrinking: How to Face Fatphobia,” Manne draws on personal experience as well as scientific research.

A&S grad wins Marshall Scholarship

The award will allow Andrew Lorenzen '22 to study for two years at institutions in the United Kingdom.

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Influencers’ vulnerabilities are a double-edged sword

Influencers are encouraged to reveal their innermost selves to their followers – to “put themselves out there” – but doing so can result in identity-based harassment, according to research by Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communication.

Digitized images illuminate U.S. colonial period in the Philippines

A Cornell graduate student partners with library experts to create an online collection of images of the Philippines during the early days of American annexation.

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Exploring girlhoods, Black scholars connect, imagine and heal

A new working group, co-founded by Cornell faculty, invites a community of Black scholars, educators and activists to reflect on their girlhoods – all in order to better serve the Black girls with whom they work.