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Lewis, Michener honored for diversity contributions

Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, and Mark E. Lewis, director of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, are the recipients of this year’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service through Diversity.
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First-gen faculty use experience to mentor first-gen students

“We think a bit more about communities, instead of more narrowly focused disciplinary pursuits.”
 Maria Cristina Garcia

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Garcia, Burrow receive inaugural faculty diversity award

Maria Cristina Garcia, the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Anthony Burrow, associate professor of human development in the College of Human Ecology, have won the inaugural Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Service Through Diversity.

 Andrew Jack

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Lecture to address issues of diversity at elite schools

Are elite institutions ready for an increasingly diverse student body? Anthony Jack, assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will address this question in a lecture Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Biotechnology Building, Room G10.
 Recipients of the Cook Awards

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Cornellians win Cook Awards for improving campus climate for women

Students, staff and faculty members who exceeded their job responsibilities to enhance the atmosphere for women at Cornell were recognized at the 20th Cook Awards luncheon March 12 in Warren Hall. Colleagues, family and academic leaders including deans, vice provosts, President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael Kotlikoff attended the celebration.

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Carrying out Ezra Cornell’s vision in teaching, research, practices

Ezra Cornell’s promise of 150 years ago and Andrew Dickson White’s vision remains a work in progress.
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Faculty to share perspectives on Ezra Cornell’s vision

A panel discussion, “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘... Any Person … Any Study’ Means,” will be held Monday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. in Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall. The event is open to the public.
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Faculty uses new formats – including comics – to convey research

Cornell faculty members and academic staff participating in the Knowledge Matters Fellowship presented their projects, including comics, videos and websites, at a showcase wrapping up the yearlong transmedia training program May 10 at A.D. White House.

 Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

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Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

Faculty, staff and graduate students will gather for the fifth Empowering Women in Science and Engineering (EWISE) symposium on Wednesday, May 23, in Stocking Hall. The all-day symposium is open to graduate students, postdoctoral associates, researchers and faculty members.

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New provost's task force continues push for a diverse Cornell faculty

Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff has launched a task force to recommend new approaches to enhance and accelerate the diversity of the Cornell faculty.
 Faculty learning how to use a smartphone to share infrmation

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Faculty train to use new technologies to share their research widely

Scholars are using websites, vlogs, information comics and PechaKuchas to reach wider audiences than journal articles that sometimes baffle the general public.

 Jamila Mischener

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ISS supporting faculty research projects, conference

From analyzing how labor policies contributed to rapid economic growth in Europe in the 1950s to testing the therapeutic value of virtual reality technology, Cornell social science research projects are receiving assistance from the Institute for the Social Sciences’ (ISS) Small Grants Program.
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ISS project to study economics, politics of China urbanization

One in 10 people on Earth live in China’s cities. Over the past decade, nearly 200 million people in China have moved from rural to urban regions, and 8 million more are expected to relocate every year between now and 2050. Just what this means for China and the world has the attention of the Institute for the Social Sciences’ newest collaborative project, China’s Cities: Divisions and Plans.

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Social Science institute supports nine A&S faculty projects

Highly educated, high-income immigrants to the United States are changing the look and feel of American suburbs by tearing down older homes built just after World War II and building sprawling new houses, pejoratively called “McMansions.” But the changes are not always welcome by long-time neighborhood residents, said Suzanne Lanyi Charles, assistant professor in city and regional planning.

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A&S faculty play key roles in 'creativity' project

The Institute for the Social Sciences’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) theme project tackled the challenges inherent in interdisciplinary research collaborations, particularly the issue of how sociologists, psychologists, economists, lawyers, musicians and entrepreneurs sometimes struggle to understand one another.

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ISS project examines reasons for U.S. mass incarceration

An interdisciplinary team of Cornell scholars is collaborating on a new project, The Causes, Consequence and Future of Mass Incarceration in the United States, supported by the Institute for the Social Sciences (ISS) and led by Peter Enns, associate professor of government.

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