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New York schools help Cornell monitor local waterways for invasive species

(Cornell University) With 7,600 lakes and 70,000 miles of creeks and rivers to monitor, Cornell researchers struggled to stay ahead of round goby and other invasive species--until they tapped into New York's network of teachers looking to bring science alive for their students. Good story for National Invasive Species Awareness Week (Feb. 27 - March 3).

New polymer additive could revolutionize plastics recycling

(Cornell University) Only 2 percent of the 78 million tons of manufactured plastics are currently recycled into similar products because polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), which account for two-thirds of the world's plastics, have different chemical structures and cannot be efficiently repurposed together. Show More Summary

Uncommon Photographs from 100 Years of Daily African American Life

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Cornell University Library has digitized over 600 seldom-seen images showing the lives of black Americans from the era of slavery to the 1960s. The post Uncommon Photographs from 100 Years of Daily African American Life appeared first on Hyperallergic.

How can architecture schools increase diversity?

Solving the pipeline problem is the key to a less homogenous architecture industry When Patricia Nakaghala Muumba, a junior at the Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, was in second grade, a new building taking shape next to her elementary school in Kampala, Uganda, stirred her curiosity. Show More Summary

Can food poisoning permanently damage your DNA?

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

A bad bout of food poisoning will knock you off your feet, but a few days later you'll hopefully be back to your old self like nothing ever happened. But new research from Cornell University suggests that certain types of salmonella, one of the main bacterial causes of food poisoning, can have much longer-lasting effects. Show More Summary

Leader of Standing Rock Sioux: “This Movement Has Been Special”

“ It’s time to do something and no longer sit back.” That was the message that David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, delivered to an audience at Cornell University on February 16. His comments came just a week before the February 22 deadline set by the U.S. Show More Summary

Maize study finds genes that help crops adapt to change

(Cornell University) A new study analyzed close to 4,500 maize varieties to identify more than 1,000 genes driving large-scale adaptation to the environment.

Pizzagate and Kahneman, two great flavors etc.

1. The pizzagate story (of Brian Wansink is a Cornell University business school professor and self-described “world-renowned eating behavior expert for over 25 years”) keeps developing. Last week someone forwarded me an email from the deputy dean of the Cornell business school regarding concerns about some of Wansink’s work. Show More Summary

"Cornell University Students Vote Against Intellectual Diversity, on Grounds It Would Harm Diversity."

A funny headline on a piece over at Reason.com by Robby Soave. At Cornell, the Student Assembly voted down a resolution that called for a committee to look into the lack of political diversity in the Cornell faculty. The arguments against...Show More Summary

Among colleges, the rich get richer, while black colleges lack

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Recently, Cornell University announced a tremendous gift from a family that has a 120-year relationship with the institution.

Grateful Dead Announce Cornell 1977 Box Set

On May 8, 1977, the Grateful Dead performed a legendary show at Cornell University’s Barton Hall in Ithaca, NY. After being traded for decades as a bootleg among fans, that concert is now getting its first official release for its 40th anniversary. Show More Summary

'Rasputin' Hacks 60 Universities And Government Agencies

Targets included Cornell University, New York University, and other prominent colleges in the United States and United Kingdom; U.S. cities and states; and federal agencies.

Macro Musings Podcast: Eswar Prasad

My latest Macro Musings podcast is with Eswar Prasad. Eswar is a professor of economics at Cornell University and a senior fellow at Brookings Institution. He joined me to talk about his new book, Gaining Currency: the Rise of the Renminbi. Show More Summary

LEAD New York program seeks applicants

Cornell University’s Empire State Food and Agriculture Leadership Institute, also known as LEAD New York, is seeking applicants for the 2017 year. Cornell University’s Empire State Food and Agriculture Leadership Institute, also known as LEAD New York, is seeking applicants for the 2017 year.

Ex-Cornell Frat President Pleads Guilty To Forcible Touching In Plea Deal

The former president of a Cornell University fraternity who was banned from campus after being charged with attempted rape, sexual assault and sex abuse has taken a plea deal. Wolfgang Ballinger, 22, pleaded guilty to forcible touching, a misdemeanor. [ more › ]

Dismantling Dodd-Frank -- And More

This article appears in the Winter 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  H istory teaches us that financial regulations die from a thousand cuts rather than a signifying event. As Cornell University law professor Saule Omarova puts it, “Financial reform is like a big onion. Show More Summary

When You Have An Office Meltdown, You Can Get Away With It By Calling It Passion, New Study Says

A new study by researchers at Harvard, Cornell, and the University of Michigan says that, if you have a meltdown at work, blaming it on your passion will make you seem more competent to your colleagues.

Pizzagate, or the curious incident of the researcher in response to to people pointing out 150 errors in four of his papers

There are a bunch of things about this story that just don’t make a lot of sense to me. For those who haven’t been following the blog recently, here’s the quick backstory: Brian Wansink is a Cornell University business school professor...Show More Summary

Pizzagate, or the curious incident of the researcher in response to people pointing out 150 errors in four of his papers

There are a bunch of things about this story that just don’t make a lot of sense to me. For those who haven’t been following the blog recently, here’s the quick backstory: Brian Wansink is a Cornell University business school professor...Show More Summary

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