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Communication News

Natalie Bazarova

News

NSF funds work on flagging bad online behavior
In classical Greek theater, the chorus served a specific purpose: to explain and comment on the particular moral issue being dramatized on stage. These days, the “Greek chorus” – in the form of commenters on social media – can sometimes...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
Kevin Lam in his home office.

Field Note

Kevin Lam '20 is a graduate student at University College London (UCL), earning his Masters of Public Administration (MPA) in digital technologies and policy. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lam’s master’s dissertation focuses on remote...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
two mosquitos

News

But these technologies have failed to spread very rapidly because they require successful mating of modified mosquitoes with mosquitoes in nature and not enough research exists to fully explain which male traits females seek when they choose a...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Animals
  • Entomology
COVID-19 vaccine

News

A two-year, $200,000 grant from the USDA and the Extension Foundation to Cornell researchers aims to help promote vaccine confidence and uptake in vulnerable communities in eight New York counties, both upstate and downstate.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Global Development
Movie film on a table

News

Meenakshi Khosla, doctoral student in the field of electrical and computer engineering, along with her adviser, Mert Sabuncu, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering and colleagues at Weill...
  • Computational Biology
  • Behavior
  • Biology
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Communication Events

A female basketball player tries to dribble around an opponent

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
A female faculty member standing on a stage in a large performance hall to students scattered in the chairs below

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
A black cell phone with social media icons on it

Spotlight

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