Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:04:00 EDTAt Social Mobility in an Unequal World Conference April 20, Stanford's David Grusky's discussed absolute mobility rates: children who earn more than their parents did at the same age.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:04:00 EDTSustainability improvements, including new climate control technology, at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art have cut overall energy usage by 40 percent.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:04:23 EDTAt an April 21-23 makeathon in New York City, Cornell students worked to help improve the lives of 17 people with disabilities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:04:22 EDTMore than 200 people gathered April 24 to honor the civic outreach of Cornell students at the 2017 Community Engagement Showcase, which displayed several dozen projects associated with the community.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:04:00 EDTProfessor Emeritus Robert Hughes, Ph.D. '52, who taught chemistry at Cornell from 1964 to 1980 and served as assistant director of the National Science Foundation, died in Virginia April 2. He was 92.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:04:00 EDTSeniors from the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars presented their work at the Senior Expo, an end of the year research exhibition, April 19.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:04:48 EDTA genomic analysis of cassava has found that mutations have corroded the genome, producing many dysfunctional versions of genes and putting at risk a crucial crop that feeds a tenth of all people.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:04:00 EDTA partnership between the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging and The Nature Conservancy is responding to concern about environmental sustainability and an aging population.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:04:11 EDTThe ILR School honored two of its most prominent alumni at the Groat and Alpern Awards April 20 in New York City.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:04:00 EDTNew Cornell research estimates the densities of black bears in southern New York and examines how bears are distributed relative to the amount of forest, agricultural lands and human development.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:04:00 EDTThere's a simple way to reduce the opioid epidemic gripping the country: Make doctors check their patients’ previous prescriptions. The new research is by Colleen Carey, associate professor of policy analysis and management.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:04:00 EDTMore than 200 Cornell undergraduate and graduate students joined 40,000 scientists and boosters to champion knowledge in the first March for Science in Washington, D.C., April 22.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:04:10 EDTSix undergraduates spent spring break in Harlem building a sensory garden for children through Alternative Breaks, which promotes service learning through direct engagement with various communities.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:04:15 EDTAnts and bees – which by all appearances seem so different – are creepy-crawly cousins, according to new research.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:04:00 EDTResearchers show that coating the anode of a lithium-oxygen fuel cell with bromide results in more stable charging and could represent a step toward practical lithium-oxygen energy storage technology.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:04:00 EDTA virtual reality project, co-created by an audio producer at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, replaces the sounds of today's urban Manhattan with scientifically accurate audio representations of the island in 1609.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:04:00 EDTThe Cornell Natural Dye Garden, supported by a crowdfunding campaign, will produce a variety of colors for textiles that come from the natural world and have a lower environmental impact.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:04:00 EDTOn Saturday, April 22, the Cornell Institute for Fashion and Fiber Innovation will host its 2017 symposium, a conversation on the most recent advances and developments in wearable technology.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:04:03 EDTThe Theory Reading Group is hosting a conference at Cornell, Listening to Trauma, April 27-28, on Cathy Caruth's influential book, Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:04:01 EDTStudents placed price tags on about 80 trees April 18 to demonstrate the dollar value of the ecosystem services the trees provide, such as energy savings and intercepting storm water runoff.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:04:00 EDTPublic service announcements about the dangers of drunken driving could save thousands of lives each year – but only if those ad campaigns are better funded and more people see them, according to three Cornell researchers.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:04:21 EDTThe new theory proposes that vegetarianism is an identity, not just a series of decisions about what to eat. A Cornell undergraduate and his academic adviser came up with the new way to think about vegetarianism.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:04:36 EDTThe first-ever Industrial Hemp Summit on April 18 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences looked at industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:04:41 EDTFour Cornell juniors were selected for prestigious Truman and Udall scholarships this week.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:04:00 EDTThe recently completed online resource Cornerstones in American Middle Class: Historical Collective Bargaining Agreements Project at the ILR School's Kheel Center is seeing heavy traffic from scholars.