The Yang-Tan Institute has received a $1.5 million grant from the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council to build a statewide community of practice to support justice-involved youth who have disabilities.
Foreign-born Ph.D. graduates with science and engineering degrees from American universities apply to and receive offers for technology startup jobs at the same rate as U.S. citizens, but are only half as likely to actually work at fledgling companies, a Cornell study has found.
The ILR Buffalo Co-Lab instituted a new program this summer called Working on Democracy: Buffalo Summer Fellowships with NYS Legislators, in which three undergraduates worked on projects with state lawmakers.
Cathy Kling, professor in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, is collaborating on two projects, funded by the USDA, that will evaluate the economic impact agricultural pollution has on rural communities in the Midwest.
Tweets believed to be written by African Americans are much more likely to be tagged as hate speech than tweets associated with whites, according to a Cornell study analyzing five collections of Twitter data marked for abusive language.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., on Aug. 2 announced $500,000 in funding for the USDA establish the first industrial hemp seed bank in the U.S., co-located at Cornell AgriTech, which will be used to breed and study new hemp cultivars.
Gregory Fuchs, associate professor of applied and engineering physics, has been awarded a three-year grant to develop his pioneering technique for observing tiny magnetic structures, and to apply the technique to explore their little-known properties.