Gemma Rodrigues, curator of the Global Arts of Africa at the Johnson Museum of Art, says, Pascale Marthine Yayou’s “playful, witty, large-scale installations often harbor shrewd critiques of power and capitalism in a global economy, as seen from the vantage of an internationally mobile African with strong ties to the place of his birth.”
“These online brokers use prompts, push notifications and other nudges for the purpose of eliciting a specific behavior: increased trading by the investor,” says Vicki Bogan, associate professor of applied economics and management.
In this opinion piece Thomas L. Friedman, foreign affairs op-ed columnist, references a webinar he moderated which was hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine, the World Wildlife Fund and Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Friedman focuses on Steve Osofsky of the College of Veterinary Medicine and the way he summarized how our health and the health of wildlife and ecosystems are all linked.
Garrick Blalock, associate professor of applied economics and policy, and Vrinda Kadiyali, professor of economics and marketing, write this opinion piece about how it is statistically safer to fly in a plane than drive a car, even amid the pandemic.
“What we learn from experience today is that a lot of surrogates are white and tend to be lower middle class,” says Sital Kalantry, clinical professor of law, noting that warnings from radical feminists that poor women of color would be taken advantage of by the wealthy for their reproductive capabilities have empirically not held true.
“They live where they became successful, where they have industry connections, employees and customers, and where they sit on nonprofit boards,” says Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology, about wealthy people tending to stay put.
J. Nathan Matias, assistant professor of communication, talks about his work on algorithms, noting that algorithms change as human behavior changes which makes them markedly different from any other product created by humans.
Steven Alvarado, assistant professor of sociology and author of the study, says, “Black and Latino students certainly reap some benefits from having college-bound friends in high school, but the benefits are not as widespread for these students as they are for white and Asian students when it comes to college enrollment.”