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Colloquium Series

Spring 2019 Schedule

Time: 1:30pm in 102 Mann (unless otherwise noted)

April 2019

  • April 15th: Dr. Bruce Lewenstein (Cornell University), Dr. Norman Porticella (Cornell University), Ken Schlather (Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County), and Dr. Hilary Lambert (Cayuga Lake Watershed Network)
  • April 29th: Conference Preview Talks and Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentations

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Neil Lewis, Jr. publishes paper in Perspectives on Psychological Science

Jan 22, 2019

Neil Lewis, Jr.'s newest paper, "Preparing Disadvantaged Students for Success in College: Lessons Learned From the Preparation Initiative," was just published in Perspectives on Psychological Science. The paper describes the effects of the preparation initiative academic intervention program that Neil worked with and served as Interim Director of prior to joining our faculty. Among other things, the program increased graduation rates for low-income, first-generation, and racial-ethnic minority students who participated in it by 13%. Read more

Jon Schuldt and Connie Yuan publish op-ed in Washington Post

Jan 3, 2019

Jon Schuldt and Y. Connie Yuan published an op-ed in The Washington Post, titled "Despite what Trump says, most Americans want climate action — even if China doesn’t do its part." The piece reports on their recent nationally representative survey of the U.S. public, which finds that a strong majority of Americans–and even a slim majority of our Republican respondents–say the U.S. should act on climate change even if China doesn’t do its fair share. In fact, very few in our sample, and only 19% of Republicans, said the U.S. should act “only if China does its fair share." Read more

Brooke Duffy wins Affinito-Stewart research grant

Dec 7, 2018

Brooke Duffy won a 2018-2019 Affinito-Stewart research grant for her project "Invisible Labor in the Social Media Economy: Gender and Social Inequalities in an Emergent Workforce.” The program, administered by the President’s Council of Cornell Women, was established in 1990 to help the university increase the number of women in tenured faculty positions. Read more

Jon Schuldt's article featured in Proceedings of the National Academies of Science

Dec 5, 2018

Jon Schuldt’s recent work (funded by an Atkinson Center/Environmental Defense Fund partnership grant), on the extent to which people of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups systematically underestimate the environmental concerns of minority and low-income Americans, is featured on the cover of the most recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science. This work has already received a significant amount of favorable attention in the form of two different commentaries on the findings. Read more

Brooke Duffy cited in 3 articles

Sep 24, 2018

Brooke Duffy was quoted in 3 articles recently: in a Verge article about women, twitter, and sports; an Irish Times article about the demise of women's magazines in the wake of social media; and in a Verge article about women's empowerment and egg-freezing.

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