2016 News

 

Anthony Ong Linking Racism with Disease
December 20, 2016
Research by Anthony Ong, associate professor in human development, shows that daily discrimination sickens African Americans.

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Why the Polls Were Wrong
December 16, 2016
Peter Enns and Jonathan Schuldt explain why in the Washington Post.

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ISS Jump-starts Research Led by Junior Faculty
December 14, 2016
“The ISS is one place that faculty members early in their career can turn to for support,” said Daniel T. Lichter, the Robert S. Harrison director at the ISS. .

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When Wage Earners are Deported, Latinos Lose Homes
December 8, 2016
Deportation of undocumented Latinos resulted in more foreclosures, according to new research by Matthew Hall, co-leader of the ISS Deportation Relief Project.

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With Whom We Will Stand?
December 2016
“History will judge us by our actions,” says Shannon Gleeson, co-leader of the ISS Deportation Relief Project, regarding deportation efforts underway in the United States.

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Trevor Pinch’s Co-Authors New Book, Entanglements, Delving into Tech, Sociology, and Sound
November 30, 2016
Trevor Pinch, team member of the ISS’ Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship project, emphasizes the sociologist’s perspective on technology.

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Even After Having ‘Read a Book,’ One Still Judges it by its ‘Cover’
November 28, 2016
Vivian Zayas, team member of the ISS’ Judgment project, and her colleagues found that people continue to be influenced by another person’s appearance even after interacting with them face-to-face.

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Harvard Sociologist Matthew Desmond Speaks at Cornell About His Book, Evicted
November 28, 2016
Desmond’s talk on Nov 16th discussed the fallout coming from eviction, including lost jobs and unstable families.

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Professor Recommends Use of Economic Principles to Tackle Chinese Pollution, Traffic Congestion
November 27, 2016
“Air pollution and traffic congestion really have become the most pressing challenges in major urban areas in China,” said Shanjun Li, associate professor in applied economics and management. Li is a member of the China’s Cities project.

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Trump won with lowest minority vote in decades, fueling divisions
November 23, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim rhetoric “brought those divisions to the fore; it activated people on the right, who felt empowered, and it activated people on the left, who saw it as a threat.” Jamila Michener, assistant professor of government, on Trump winning the election with the lowest minority vote in 40 years.

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Barrett, Leibovich and Walsh named AAAS Fellows for 2016
November 21, 2016
ISS’ Poverty project leader Christopher Barrett was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

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Panel Discusses the Impact of Drones on War, Policing, Privacy
November 21, 2016
The Cornell Law School welcomed four panelists on Nov. 17 to discuss how drones may influence privacy law in the United States and how wars are conducted.

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Did Moderates Help Elect Trump?
November 16, 2016
Mass Incarceration project team leader Peter Enns and Jonathan Schuldt in communication present a new forecast model to more accurately understand the results of the 2016 election.

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Moral Values Influence Action on Climate Change
November 16, 2016
Two moral values most highly rated by liberals — compassion and fairness — predict willingness to make lifestyle changes to avert climate change, according to four Cornell researchers.

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The American People Elected a “Know Nothing Authoritarian,” says Jessica Weiss
November 14, 2016
Cornell held a discussion predicting what foreign policy under President-elect Donald Trump might look like.

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Shannon Gleeson Puts the Immigration Debate in Perspective
November 11, 2016
Writing in The Hill, she points out that the last amnesty occurred during the Reagan Administration and that Obama Administration deported the most immigrants in our country’s history.

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Donald Trump’s Victory Should Not Be Surprising to Political Scientists, says Adam Levine
November 10, 2016

Levine says the Republican candidate was favored to win, albeit by a slim margin, according to the fundamentals model.

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Trump’s A “Grave Danger,” Says Pultitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Eugene Robinson
November 4, 2016
Talk focused on “Election 2016: Who’s Up, Who’s Down and What’s Really Going. ISS and other Cornell units sponsored the event.

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Cornell Faculty Discuss Unsettling Presidential Election
November 3, 2016
Cornell faculty members Adam Levine (pictured), Jamila Michener, Bruce Lewenstein, and Sergio Garcia-Rios give their insights.

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Physical Stature as a Teen Linked to Stock Investments
November 3, 2016
Research by Jawad Addoum, assistant professor of finance, and others shows that while both teen and adult height are important determinants of market participation, teen height appears to be economically more important.

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Understanding One’s Purpose – A Key to Self Esteem
November 1, 2016
Anthony Burrow, in the Department of Human Development used Facebook in his study looking at how the strength of one’s purpose affects their self esteem.

 

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Simple Questionnaire Predicts Risky Behaviors
October 31, 2016
Using her “Fuzzy-Trace Theory,”Human Development Professor Valerie Reyna identifies those who cannot delay gratification –a behavior interfering with education, health, overall well being.

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Twitter Matters in the 2016 Presidential Campaign
October 28, 2016
Cornell Communication professor Drew Margolin explains why.

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Working to Abolish Death Penalty in U.S. and Abroad
October 27, 2016
Cornell Law School launches new Death Penalty Center.

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Roundtable Examines Asia’s Place in U.S. Elections
October 27, 2016
ISS’ China’s Studies Project Member and government professor Jessica Weiss participates on panel discusses how China pays attention to U.S. elections.

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Why LGBTQ will Replace LGBT
October, 26, 2016
Cornell psychology professor emeritus Ritch Savin-Williams explains how the boxes people check on forms describing sexuality don’t always reflect life’s complexity.

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How Kids Learn Prejudice
October 21, 2016
Cornell Professor Katie Kinzler says a “Trump effect” on children’s attitudes is likely very real.

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Teens Who Feel ‘Too Fat’ Light Up to Slim Down
October 12, 2016
“This helps us better understand why people choose to engage in risky health behaviors. It’s not always just about the immediate pleasure or enjoyment; sometimes it’s a means to another end,” said the study’s author, John Cawley, professor of policy analysis and management. His study is published in Health Economics.

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Blau Leads Panel on Immigration’s U.S. Economic Impact
October 12, 2016
“The panel’s comprehensive examination revealed many important benefits of immigration – including on economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship – with little to no negative effects on the overall wages or employment of native-born workers in the long term,” Blau said.

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October 11, 2016
Papers by Cornell faculty members Erin York Cornwell and David Brown are to be published in The Annals in Summer 2017.
Edward Baptist Conference Examines the Histories of Capitalism
October 6, 2016
“Most capitalist societies are profoundly unequal and become more so over time,” said Edward Baptist, Cornell historian.
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October 4, 2016
New study co-authored by Kelly Musick finds mothers play with their children only after tasks, like cooking, shopping, folding laundry, are done.
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September 21, 2016
Cornell economist Francine Blau led National Academies’ Study looking at the fiscal and economic impacts of immigration.
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September 19, 2016
Article in Journal of Marriage and Family co-authored by Mildred Warner shows employees do better when their children are in employer-sponsored child-care programs. Warner received partial funding from the ISS.
anna-haskins Inequality, Education, Mass Incarceration
September 2016
In a world that is deeply unequal, what are our moral obligations for addressing inequality, asks Anna Haskins, a member of the ISS’ Mass Incarceration Project.
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September 8, 2016
“I am an upper caste, upper class, educated woman in India…and the minute I took that airplane, I became brown, oppressed, downtrodden, poor, someone who became invisible on the platform,” says Neema Kudva, associate professor in City and Regional Planning.
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September 6, 2016
Thomas Pepinksy, associate professor in government, provides insight.
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August 30, 2016
ISS Small grant awardee Nicolas Ziebarth sees the need for a culture change at work. Employers should encourage sick employees to stay home.
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August 20, 2016
Led by Jeremy Weiss in government, the project also includes Cornell faculty members Shanjun Li, Panle Barwick, Eli Friedman, Jessica Weiss.
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August 19, 2016
Babies learn to like healthy foods by watching their parents enjoy them, says Katherine Kinzler, associate professor in the Departments of Psychology and Human Development.
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August 17, 2016
ISS Mass Incarceration project member Julilly Kohler-Hausmann received a $5,150 award for her work “The Politics of Abstention and Demobilization in America’s ‘Right Turn.’”
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August 17, 2016
“When you’re starting to intervene in adolescence, it’s sort of already too late,” ISS Mass Incarceration Member Anna Haskins.
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August 10, 2016
Funds will support faculty and postdocs recruits, along with events, such as Pulitzer Prize winning author Matt Desmond’s visit to Cornell this Fall cosponsored by the Institute for the Social Sciences.
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Oxford Press, Summer 2016
Historian Raymond Craib worked on this book as a faculty fellow with the ISS from 2012-2013.
Jordan Matsudaira Investment in Public Higher Education and Job Training Key to Developing Skilled and Educated Workforce
WalletHub, Summer 2016
Labor economist Jordan Matsudaira, a member of the ISS’ Deportation Relief project, discusses the economic benefits of educated workers.
Shannon Gleeson Immigration: Looking beyond United States v. Texas
The Hill, July 14, 2016
“What can advocates do now and what have they in fact been doing?” asks Shannon Gleeson, co-leader of the ISS project, Assessing the Consequences of Temporary Deportation Relief.
Peter Enns Does Public Opinion Fuel Policy?
Christian Science Monitor
June 16, 2016
If the media starts talking about innocent people being convicted, then more crime doesn’t automatically translate into more punitive attitudes, says Peter Enns, team leader for the ISS’ Mass Incarceration project.
Laura Tach Having Educated Neighbors Increases Opportunities for Economic Mobility
May 27, 2016
Laura Tach in policy analysis and management finds that neighborhoods and even city blocks shape residents’ success.
Steven Alvarado Tough Neighborhoods Linked to Obesity
May 19, 2016

Sociologist Steven Alvarado’s studies also show poor neighborhoods more likely to have children with cognitive delays.
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Cornell Scholars Examine Structures of Inequality
May 12, 2016

Understanding the sources of inequality, how it affects different groups of people, our political institutions, our economy, is very much in line with Cornell’s value of doing research that matters, says Kim Weeden, chair of the Sociology Department.

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Employers Steal Workers’ Pay
May 6, 2016
Shannon Gleeson, associate professor in the ILR School, opinion piece in US News and World Report discusses ways to combat wage theft.

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How Social Media Affects Our Well-Being
May 2016

Natalie Bazarova, associate professor in communication and an ISS faculty fellow in 2015-2016, discusses the social media lab at Cornell.

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Cornell Scholars Examine Structure of Inequality
May 12, 2016

Understanding the sources of inequality and how it affects different people, political institutions and our economy ties in with Cornell’s public engagement mission, says Kim Weeden, chair of the Sociology Department.

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Wonder Why Prisons Stay Full When Crime Rate Declines?
Washington Post, May 6, 2016
Even when crime goes down, the incarceration rate increases because prison terms are years long, Peter Enns, associate professor in government and the leader of the ISS Mass Incarceration Project, explains.

 

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Poor Cell Phone Coverage Creates a ‘Mobile Divide’
Cornell Chronicle, May 3, 2016
CIE faculty fellow Aija Leiponen and other researchers have found that low-income areas receive almost 15 percent less network coverage compared with their affluent counterparts.

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Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Names Faculty Fellows
Cornell Chronicle, May 3, 2016
Like the ISS, the ACSF has a faculty fellows in residence program enabling scholars to devote time to their research projects. Congratulations to the fellows!

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Do Children in France have a Healthier Relationship with Alcohol?
New York Times, April 28, 2016
Cornell professors Katherine Kinzler and Justine Vanden Heuvel find that the countries where wine is consumed regularly have the fewest problems with alcoholism.

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The Language of Persuasion
Cornell Chronicle, April 26, 2016
2008/2009 ISS Faculty Fellow, Lillian Lee, and other Cornell researchers have identified how language and interaction with the other party contribute to winning an argument.

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New Book Probes Emotion, Aging and Health
Cornell Chronicle, April 25, 2016
New approaches to understanding physical and psychological changes in old age are presented in a new book co-edited by Cornell human development professors Anthony Ong and Corinna Loeckenhoff.

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World’s Largest Public Opinion Archive Holds Key Election Insights
Cornell Chronicle, April 25, 2016
“There is growing recognition that some of the major problems we face – such as political polarization here in the United States and climate change around the globe – demand the very best understanding of the opinions that people hold and why they matter,” says Adam Levine, assistant professor in government, about the Roper Center at Cornell.

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Two on Faculty Named International Faculty Fellows
Cornell Chronicle, April 20, 2016
The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has announced two new international faculty fellows for 2016-19: Rachel Bezner Kerr and Thomas Pepinsky.

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María Cristina García Wins 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship
Cornell Chronicle, April 19, 2016
The program supports established and emerging scholars, journalists and authors “whose work distills knowledge, enriches our culture and equips leaders in the realms of education, law, technology, business and public policy.”

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Having a Medical Emergency? Don’t Count on Strangers
Cornell Chronicle, April 14, 2016
2015/2016 Faculty Fellow Erin York Cornwell discusses the sociological factors that determine the chances of receiving help from strangers during a medical emergency.

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Kelly Musick Named Cornell Population Center Director
Cornell Chronicle, April 14, 2016
New director of the Cornell Population Center Kelly Musick plans to grow the center’s reputation as a hub for social science research and training .

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Public Support for War Declines When Costs Are Known
Washington Post, April 14, 2016
An ISS small grant funded research published by Cornell Government Professor Sarah Kreps in Journal of Conflict Resolution.

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New Interdisciplinary Initiative Explores Capitalism
Cornell Chronicle, April 14, 2016
A new History of Capitalism initiative from Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences and the ILR School brings together scholars from across the university to examine the nature of capitalism, its relationship with democracy and other forms of politics, and its effects on areas such as law, social mobility, inequality and the environment.

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Entrepreneurship to Play ‘Essential’ Role in College of Business
Cornell Chronicle, April 14, 2016
The college leadership spoke about the ways in which the College of Business will boost entrepreneurship academics at Cornell.

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Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? New York Times, April 13, 2016
ISS’ Mass Incarceration Project Member Julilly Kohler-Hausmann discusses the legislative history of the 1994 crime law and how it does not reflect what many African-Americans wanted.

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Students Explore Criminal Justice Through New Minor
Cornell Chronicle, April 12, 2016
“Students are studying and reading about criminal justice policy on their own because they realize this is a major issue they’ll need to address in their lifetime,” said Jamila Michener, assistant professor of government.

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Mobilizing Against Inequality: Website provides platform for conversation about immigrant workers
ILR News, April 11, 2016
The Worker Institute at Cornell is re-launching “Mobilizing Against Inequality,” a website focused on building a conversation around immigrant worker struggles for rights and representation, and the organizations that advocate for them.
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Diverse Faculty Shift National Discourse One Op-Ed at a Time
Cornell Chronicle, April 16, 2016
Katherine Kinzler, Associate Professor in Psychology and Human Development, discusses how the Public Voices Development Program is getting underrepresented perspectives heard in the media.
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CAU Offers Summer Seminars on Crime and Punishment
Cornell Chronicle, April 7, 2016
Mary Katzenstein, an ISS Inccarceration Project affiliate, will be leading a seminar series in which participants will spend mornings in discussions at Cornell and afternoons at the Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, New York

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ISS Wraps Up ‘Creativity’ Project
Cornell Chronicle, April 7, 2016
From 2013-2016, the Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Project, led by Diane Burton, supported collaborative, interdisciplinary research.
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Jon Kleinberg to Lecture on Digital Connectedness
Cornell Chronicle, April 6, 2016
Professor Jon Kleinberg, chair of Information Science, will give the spring 2016 Phi Beta Kappa Invitational Lecture on “Mapping the Online World: Social Connectedness in the Digital Age,” Wednesday, April 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Goldwin Smith Hall’s Lewis Auditorium.

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New Book Reintegrates the Science of Language
Cornell Chronicle, April 4, 2016
New book integrates recent findings across numerous disciplines, including psychology, linguistics, computer science, anthropology, cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience.

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Obama Administration Issues Guidance on Fair Housing
Cornell University Tip Sheet, April 4th, 2016
Matthew Hall explains why the guidance is helpful to ex-offenders.
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Top-heavy Dispersal of Wealth Linked to Lower Life Evaluations
Cornell Chronicle, March 31, 2016
A study co-authored by Poverty Team Affiliate Richard Burkhauser finds that the overall life evaluation of citizens drops as the share of income held by the top 1 percent of the population increases.

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What Drives Cities to Pursue Sustainability Policy?
Cornell Chronicle, March 31, 2016
Survey finds that economic development and municipally owned utilities are key drivers of sustainability efforts.
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Performance Rankings Affect Worker Effort: Researchers
Cornell Chronicle, March 28, 2016
Victoria Prowse, a 2015/2016 Faculty Fellow, and other researchers suggest that workers at the far ends of the performance bell curve try harder and workers in the middle put in less effort.

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Cornell Press Series on Land Launched
March 28, 2016
Cornell University Press is pleased to introduce a new series, “On Land: New Perspectives in Territory, Development, and Environment,” edited by Wendy Wolford (Cornell University), Nancy Lee Peluso (University of California, Berkeley), and Michael Goldman (University of Minnesota).
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Could Trump Turn New York Red?
The Hill, March 27, 2016
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$1.2M Gift Launches Research Program to Better Serve Youth
Cornell Chronicle, March 24, 2016
Cornell researchers join with the New York State 4-H program to serve 200,000 children and teens.

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Not All Communities Benefit Equally from Pollution Mitigation
Cornell Chronicle, March 24, 2016
2012/2013 Faculty Fellow Arturs Kalnins reveals in his study the connection between pollution levels and income of an area.

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Calculator Estimate your Risk of Poverty During Next 15 Years
Cornell Chronicle, March 21, 2016
A new poverty calculator developed by Cornell sociologist Thomas Hirschl and his collaborators lets users determine the likelihood they will fall below the federal poverty line over the next five, 10 and 15 years.

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People of Color Care About Climate Change, but are Less Likely to Call Themselves Environmentalists
Huff Post Politics, March 21, 2016
ISS Small Grant Awardee Jonathon Schuldt explains how people of color do not let their political affiliation guide their opinions on climate change.

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Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things
Huff Post Politics, March 19, 2016
Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich explains findings from his 20-year-long study.

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Runaway Slave Ads Portray Grim Period of U.S. History
Cornell Chronicle, March 17, 2016
The project, “Freedom on the Move” (FOTM), aims to compile all North American runaway slave advertisements, never before systematically collected, into a collaborative database of information.

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Labor Protests Multiply in China as Economy Slows
New York Times, March 14, 2016
ISS faculty fellow Eli Friedman offers insight into the strikes and labor protests that have erupted across China.

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The Superior Skills of Multilingualism
New York Times, March 13, 2016
Katherine Kinzler, psychology and human develop, spotlights the benefits of bilingual children.

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Panel Envisions Future of the Death Penalty Post-Scalia
Cornell Chronicle, March 1, 2016
Cornell Law School professor Valerie Hans spoke with other faculty at a panel focused on the future of the death penalty on Feb. 29.

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Mass Incarceration has Masked Inequality
The Washington Post, February 26, 2016
Cornell economist Armin Rick and University of Chicago economist Derek Neal find that black men are no better off today than they were in 1965.

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The Deportation Debate on the Campaign Trail
The O’Reilly Factor, February 24, 2016
Stephen Yale-Loehr, ISS Immigration project associate, debates if Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s strategies are constitutional.

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Managing Director Named for Blackstone LaunchPad
Cornell Chronicle, February 24, 2016
Entrepreneurship at Cornell recently welcomed the first managing director for Blackstone LaunchPad (BLP) at Cornell.

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Cornell Chronicle, February 23, 2016
The World Health Organization (WHO) has named Cornell’s Division of Nutritional Sciences a collaborating center, establishing the division as a research and training partner in WHO’s public health and nutrition policies.
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Cornell Chronicle, February 23, 2016
Cornell assistant professors Yimon Aye and ISS small grant recipient, David Mimno, have been named recipients of fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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The Washington Post, February 22, 2016
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes that although the extremes of political correctness can sometimes be absurd, America needs this trend to help it fulfill the spirit of the Constitution.
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Cornell’s Survey Research Institute Turns 20
Cornell Chronicle, February 18, 2016
Celebrating its 20th year, Cornell’s Survey Research Institute (SRI) continues to further its mission of collecting quality data for research projects at the state, national and global levels.

Entrepreneurship 1 Study: Managerial Pay Vital to Workplace Wellness
Cornell Chronicle, February 18, 2016
Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab found that linking as little as 10 percent of annual managerial salary increases to implementing wellness actions is enough to incentivize meaningful changes from managers in the workplace.
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Cornell Chronicle, February 17, 2016
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Scholar-activist Ruth Gilmore to Speak on Policing Reforms
Cornell Chronicle, February 16, 2016
Award-winning scholar-activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore will discuss proposed policing alternatives and the possibility for change as Cornell’s 2016 Krieger Lecturer in American Political Culture.

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National Review, February 12, 2016
Sharon Sassler, an ISS Family project affiliate, notes that young cohabiting couples often bring up fear of divorce as a reason to delay marriage.
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Cornell Chronicle, February 11, 2016
Natalie Bazarova’s Social Media Lab finds close friends use the app.
Shannon Gleeson Immigration Rights Affect us All
Truthout, February 10, 2016
Shannon Gleeson criticizes Obama Administration’s deportation policies.
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Cornell Chronicle, February 10, 2016
The event highlighted the latest research at Computing and Information Science (CIS) and the College of Engineering.
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Cornell Chronicle, February 3, 2016
As business and technology continue to converge in the global marketplace, interdisciplinary employees are needed now more than ever, and a new Cornell collaboration aims to meet that demand.
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Cornell Chronicle, February 3, 2016
A new Cornell study explored how a noisy, disruptive and disorganized environment influences how much women eat.
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February 2, 2016
Aija Leiponen, associate professor in Dyson School and CIE member, agrees with Yahoo’s plan.
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Cornell Chronicle, January 29, 2016
Researchers suggest that the technology used on Facebook and other social media sites should be adapted to improve accessibility.
Lawyer speaking to jury Lecture Series Exploring Inequality Begins Feb. 8
Cornell Chronicle, January 27, 2016
This lecture series is cosponsored by the ISS.
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Cornell Chronicle, January 21, 2016
The U.S. Economy will continue to expand slowly, thanks to a projected gross domestic product of 2 percent, no inflation and a 5 percent unemployment rate, says Steven Kyle, associate professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
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Cornell Chronicle, January 19, 2016
Sharon Sassler, professor in policy analysis and management, study finds it is not healthier to have a child in mid or late 20s as opposed to as a teenager.
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Cornell Chronicle, January 7, 2016
Sam Beck, senior lecturer in the College of Human Ecology, has co-edited a new volume on the theory and practice of public anthropology.
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Fast Company, January 6, 2016
“Eating together is more intimate than coworkers working on a Google doc or an Excel spreadsheet,” says Kevin Kniffin, visiting assistant professor of applied economics and management, on the value of communal eating at work. His study with Brian Wansink was funded by the ISS.
Adam Levine Why Climate Change Rhetoric Simultaneously Succeeds and Fails
Huffington Post, January 5, 2016
Adam Levine, ISS fellow and professor of government, discusses how people are more apt to advocate when they have basic information about climate change than they are when presented with personal anecdotes.
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Cornell Chronicle, January 4, 2016
Karl Pillemer, ISS small grant recipient and suggesting that older mothers are more prone to depression if their adult children struggle with serious problems such as financial difficulties or alcohol or drug abuse.
Jae Cho Graduate Student Jae B. Cho Named Kauffman Dissertation Fellow
January 2016
Cho received funding from the CIE project to collect regional data.