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Gender plays key role in influencer call-outs

Anti-fandom in the world of social media influencers can serve a social function by allowing people to critique norm transgressions, but it can also be a destructive force, a Cornell-led research team proposes.

  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication
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The awards are based on nominations from students, faculty and staff, and the recommendations of a selection committee. The recognition comes with a $15,000 prize to be used for research, scholarship and other activities at Cornell.

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Field Note

Catherine Andreadis ’22 is a recent graduate and former Science Communications Assistant for the Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science. She is off to an exciting start with a career in STEM, pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to her graduation, we sat down with Catherine to learn about her experiences in the role and future pursuits.
  • Animal Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Agriculture
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The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell $2 million to oversee the first federally funded midterm election survey in 20 years, engaging multiple partners and diverse methodologies.

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
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Because of their scholarly accomplishments and commitment to advancing global knowledge about communication, professors Lee Humphreys '99 and Jeff Niederdeppe have been elected as Fellows in the International Communication Association.

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Spotlight

Confidence is key for Spencer Lane, class of 2013
However, Lane's radiating confidence wasn't inherent from a young age. Instead, it was something that was learned, something that was impressed upon her at Cornell, where she graduated from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It just...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Communication
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Spotlight

In normal times, an audience of that size would be a sparse turnout for a venue that can accommodate more than 1,300. But due to the need for social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there are just 100 available spots scattered...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Stories abound of so-called social media influencers who earn thousands of dollars for a single post. The New York Times reported in July 2019 that the YouTube star du jour, Emma Chamberlain, made as much as $2 million a year from her videos...
  • Department of Communication
  • Behavior
  • Communication