Americans buy into a socio-economic system of increasingly vast financial inequity because they believe deeply in upward mobility, despite evidence indicating that a relative few have the opportunity to move up.
The spring 2015 Engaged Cornell Speaker Series will host three speakers who will talk about indigenous approaches to research. Among the speakers will be Cornell professor Karim-Aly Kassam.
A federal grant will help the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project serve veteran farmers and beginning farmers with information and training through community-based training programs and farmer-to-farmer networks.
The seven-year-old Physics Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program supports Cornell students considering a career in teaching high school physics. The program has grown to over 60 participants this year.
Cornell scientists have made an RNA-only "on" switch to control gene expression – a breakthrough that could revolutionize genetic engineering. The switch is called Small Transcription Activating RNAs, or STARs.
A $50 million gift from Verizon will support the development of the Verizon Executive Education Center on the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, Cornell Tech officials announced Feb. 2.
How do organizations get workers onto the 'road less taken' when most people will choose the roads they know will pay off? Cornell researchers have found that incentives for trying something new may work.
Think tofu but with a creepy-crawly, sustainable twist: A Cornell food science team will compete Feb. 14 at the Thought for Food Global Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, with C-fu – a new protein product made entirely of crushed mealworms.
To fend off climate change and help to sustain the Earth, this is a slam dunk: Cornell Athletics has begun to install new LED lights at all campus sports facilities, including Lynah Rink and Newman Arena.
Have you reached the 1 percent? Many Americans will reach the upper economic echelon, according to Thomas Hirschl, professor of development sociology. However, few are likely to stay there for long.