Library expands video streaming resources 

From Hollywood blockbusters to independent films, visual resources are just a couple of clicks away for Cornell students, faculty, and staff.

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Few in US recognize inequities of climate change

Despite broad scientific consensus that climate change has more serious consequences for some groups – particularly those already socially or economically disadvantaged – a large swath of people in the U.S. doesn’t see it that way.

Undergrads relish challenging Nexus Scholar research projects

Nexus Scholars spent eight weeks this summer working with researchers on campus on projects in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.

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Researchers prefer same-gender co-authors, study confirms

Researchers are more likely to pen scientific papers with co-authors of the same gender, a pattern not solely due to gender representation across disciplines and time, according to joint research from Cornell and the University of Washington.

Fact-checking can influence recommender algorithms

Research by J. Nathan Matias, assistant professor of communication in CALS, found that Reddit community members who fact-checked suspect stories led to those stories being dropped in the website’s rankings.

Using data for policy decisions: NSF funds economics study

In their project, “Mostly Harmless Statistical Decision Theory,” three Cornell economists in A&S will develop innovative methods for data-driven policy choices.

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Online ‘sexual double standard’ disadvantages women

In a study by Cornell psychology researchers, female applicants for scholarships or jobs were viewed less favorably than males when study participants, acting as decision-makers, were shown “sexy” social media photos of the applicants.

Young alums find career support through A&S office

The Arts & Sciences Career Development office has seen an increasing number of young alumni contacting career counselors for help.

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Spouses sharing friends may live longer after widowhood

The “widowhood effect” – the tendency for married people to die in close succession – is accelerated when spouses don’t know each other’s friends well, new Cornell sociology research finds.