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Cornell has signed on with the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science, a consortium of America’s leading higher education institutions focused on demonstrating the public value of research.

The Yang-Tan Institute in the ILR School has secured a $646,000 gift from K. Lisa Yang ’74 to launch the Autism Transition to Adulthood Initiative, aimed at helping students with autism achieve success after high school.

Researchers from four colleges will study potential warnings for electronic cigarette advertisements that seek to deter teen use of the products without discouraging adults who are trying to quit smoking.

Seven Cornell faculty members have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

The recommendations to refocus the College of Human Ecology and form several “superdepartments” are the latest steps in a multiyear review of how to strengthen the social sciences at Cornell.

Faculty members Anthony Burrow and Julia Felippe, Ph.D. ’02, have been appointed provost’s fellows for public engagement, to advance Cornell’s public engagement mission and initiatives around community-engaged learning and research.

People with food restrictions feel more lonely when they can’t bond with others over meals, according to new Cornell research.

After hosting nearly 20 listening sessions, a faculty committee exploring how best to elevate public policy at Cornell plans to submit its final report in January.

In a review of thousands of peer-reviewed studies, the What We Know Project an initiative of Cornell’s Center for the Study of Inequality, has found a strong link between anti-LGBT discrimination and harms to the health and well-being of LGBT people.