On March 28, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced the University’s new Center for Social Sciences, intended to improve the University’s research and collaboration efforts among social science disciplines.
On Nov. 4, more than 50 student presenters and 300 onlookers filled into the Physical Sciences Building’s Clark Atrium for the Cornell Undergraduate Research Board’s Fall Forum, sharing student research being performed on all corners of campus. This year’s event was the fifth ever and had one the largest turnouts yet, according to Jimmy Guo ’16, co-president of CURB. “We started the Fall Forum five years ago, as we saw that many students who conducted research over summer needed an outlet to share their work on campus,” Guo said. “It started off fairly small, but we’ve since grown it to be our second largest annual event.”
Research subjects spanned across several colleges and majors, and students of various class years presented.
Cornucopia is a biweekly podcast that covers research stories unfolding across campus. Join hosts Addison Huneycutt ’18 and Ali Jenkins ’18 as they dig into the juiciest discoveries they can find. In each episode, you’ll meet a researcher, chat with Addison and Ali, and hear some corny jokes. Check out the science section of The Cornell Daily Sun for biweekly updates about the latest episode. https://soundcloud.com/cornell-sun-science/cornucopia-episode-2
Ali and Addision sat down with Prof. Beth Livingston, industrial and labor relations, to discuss her research on gender stereotyping in work and family.