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New Yorkers worried about health care costs, less about quality of care

In a recent survey of a representative sample of New York state residents, 58 percent said the high cost of health care is their biggest concern. That’s a rise of 12.6 percentage points from last year, according to a new study from the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures.

Lecture to explore women and law in ancient India

Scholar Stephanie W. Jamison will speak on “Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs: Women and Law in Ancient India” as a part of the University Lecture Series. The talk, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall, is free and open to the public.

Deer eating habits have lasting damage on forests

Eating habits of deer lower native plant diversity and abundance, while increasing the proportion of plant communities made up of non-native species, according to a new study.

US News ranks Cornell No. 14; Dyson, Engineering in top 10

Cornell University advanced one spot to No. 14 in the 2018 edition of US News and World Report’s Best National Universities among 311 schools ranked.

New MPH students tackle disease, planetary health

A diverse group of 15 students recently began to learn how to address public health issues as members of the new Master of Public Health program administered through the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Gates grant seeds Cornell Alliance for Science $10M campaign

The Cornell Alliance for Science is launching a “$10M by 2020” campaign, seeded with a $6.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Today’s school failures have Reconstruction roots

Noliwe Rooks' new book “Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education” traces the financing of segregated education in America, beginning with Civil War reconstruction to today.

Student startup gets a hand from funding, preps for industry trials

OrthoFit, a student startup company focused on smart wearables and software to prevent workplace injuries, is using a recent round of funding to complete prototype smart gloves to be tested in industry settings this fall.

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New study reveals flower color, fragrance coordination

It’s possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color, according to a study of species on the Greek island of Lesbos that included Cornell professor Robert Raguso.

Neafseys fund Cornell Tech's top academic post

John P. Neafsey ’61, M.Eng. ’62, MBA ’63, and his wife, Rilla, have endowed the top academic leadership position at Cornell Tech, currently held by Dean and Vice Provost Daniel P. Huttenlocher.

CALS hosts state agricultural tour for Cornell senior leadership

Thirty-five members of Cornell’s academic and administrative leadership got an up-close look at the agriculture industry’s impact on the New York state economy – and the significant role played by Cornell – during a daylong tour across upstate dairy country.

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Carl Crawford

The Essentials blog covers Cornell life on the Ithaca and New York City campuses, past and present, with a light touch.

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