Cornell to serve up Big Red Cheddar and dairy information at New York Farm Day

WHAT: New York Farm Day WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2015 at 6 p.m. WHERE: Kennedy Caucus Room on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. MEDIA: Media members are asked to RSVP to Kathleen Corcoran Cornell’s Media Relations Office at (202) 434-8036. WASHINGTON – Cheese fans rejoice! The media are welcome to hear how Cornell University’s College of […]

Hillary delivers – speech unites the party, lights up Twitter

Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time tweet analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin of the University of Pittsburgh, found that […]

Democratic Convention Twitter followers love Biden and Kaine

Kaine mocks Trump’s ‘Believe me’; hashtags go wild Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin […]

Clinton trumps Trump with stellar surrogates

Glenn C. Altschuler is Dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions and the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. He is the co-author of Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the 19th Century. He believes Clinton has a huge advantage over Trump with her A-list surrogates. […]

On Twitter: Bill Clinton’s speech elicits positive sentiment toward Hillary

Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin of the University of Pittsburgh, say Bill Clinton’s […]

DNC email leaks play into Trump’s charges of political corruption

Glenn C. Altschuler is Dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions and the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. He is the co-author of Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the 19th Century. He believes the email leaks prior to the Democratic Convention will have lasting […]

Attempted coup terrible for future of Turkey according to Turkish scholar

Mostafa Minawi is as Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTSI) at Cornell University. Minawi has just returned from Istanbul where he experienced the city’s fallout from the coup. Minawi says “regardless of how it ends, the (failed) attempt at a coup is terrible for the political future […]

Cornell experts applaud House passing GMO labeling bill which President is expected to sign

David Just and Harry Kaiser are both professors in Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, part of the College of Business. Just is a professor of behavioral economics who has testified on Capitol Hill about agricultural biotechnology and engaged with the media on the need to avoid injecting unnecessary alarm into GMO […]

Congo’s future is fraught with danger following political move

Nicolas van de Walle, government professor at Cornell University whose research focuses on the political economy of development, with a special focus on Africa, says the fight between incumbent president Joseph Kabila and presidential aspirant, Moise Katumba will continue to threaten civil order in Congo. Bio: http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/vandewalle/ van de Walle says: “Congo’s evolving constitutional crisis […]

Paul Ryan and establishment Republicans may line up behind Trump, but hope for his defeat

Glenn C. Altschuler is the Dean of the Cornell School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, Professor of American Studies, and the co-author of Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the 19th Century. He believes that House Speaker Paul Ryan will fall in line behind Trump, but may anticipate, or even hope for, a […]