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African human rights lawyer, geographer to visit campus

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:09
The Institute for African Development welcomes Maina Kiai, a human rights lawyer from Kenya, and Sophie Oldfield, a geographer at the University of Cape Town.

Top brain scientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:09
Three renowned neuroscientists will discuss their work at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 27.

Provost ramps up support for diversifying the faculty

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:09
Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced increases in spending to enhance the recruitment of diverse faculty and provide for their ongoing retention support.

Journal looks at Laotian film, Thai shrimp

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:09
The 2018 Fall Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) Bulletin is lush with stories that cross national borders and disciplines.

Provost issues statement on Wansink academic misconduct investigation

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:09
Provost Michael Kotlikoff issued a statement Sept. 20 announcing the findings of an investigation into allegations of academic misconduct by Professor Brian Wansink.

More than 4 billion birds stream overhead during fall migration

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:09
Using cloud computing and data from 143 weather U.S. radar stations, Cornell Lab of Ornithology researchers can now estimate how many birds migrate through the U.S. and the toll that winter and nocturnal journeys take.

Things to Do, Sept. 21-28, 2018

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:09
Events this week include Homecoming, a lecture on black women writers and the war on terror, a talk by Mathew Knowles, the Biennial and Jurassic World in 3D.

Eating with your eyes: Virtual reality can alter taste

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:09
Cornell food scientists used virtual reality to show how people’s perception of real food can be altered by their surroundings, according to new research.

Study clarifies protein’s role in dementia

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:09
ApoE4, a protein linked to both Alzheimer’s disease, increases the risk of cognitive impairment by reducing the number and responsiveness of blood vessels.

Day of Caring draws attention to local needs

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:09
The annual Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring and Food Drive Challenge, sponsored by the  United Way of Tompkins County, was held Sept. 18 in Stewart Park.

Border Angels leader to visit campus, speak downtown

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:09
Enrique Morones, president and founder of Border Angels, will speak on “Border Angels, Border Realities and Immigration Today” Sept. 25 in Ithaca.

Meet Chantelle Cleary, Title IX coordinator

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:09
Beginning Sept. 26, Chantelle Cleary, Title IX coordinator, will meet with students at drop-in office hours at locations across campus.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:09
The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for undergrads

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:09
The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.

When loyalty trumps honesty: judging loyal lies

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:09
People who are dishonest out of loyalty feel they are acting ethically and morally, according to new research. But outsiders disagree, and see those actions as immoral and wrong – unless they themselves lie out of loyalty.

Fall 2018 flu vaccine clinics available

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:09
Flu clinics are underway at no cost for staff, faculty and retirees. Don’t forget to bring your Cornell ID card.  

Silver fox study reveals genetic clues to social behavior

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:09
A study compares the genetics between the tame and aggressive silver foxes in two areas of the brain, shedding light on genes altered by domestication.