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Cornell Law School launches India Law Center

Cornell Law School launched its Cornell India Law Center on Sept. 26 with a lecture by Richard Verma, vice chairman and partner at the Asia Group and former U.S. ambassador to India.

Precision Nutrition Symposium to foster intercampus research

Cornell will host a Precision Nutrition Symposium, Oct. 14-15, designed to foster the development of collaborative and multidisciplinary working groups from Cornell’s Ithaca and New York City campuses.

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Two dozen Engaged Faculty Fellows announced

Twenty-four faculty members, representing six colleges and the Cornell University Library, make up the 2019-20 cohort of the Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program.

‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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AI helps shrink Amazon dams’ greenhouse gas emissions

A Cornell-led team has developed a computational model that uses artificial intelligence to find the most sustainable configurations of hydropower dam sites in the Amazon basin.

Professor delivers sustainability report to UN secretary-general

The U.N.’s Global Sustainable Development Goals report – prepared by independent scientists, including Cornell’s Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue – was delivered Sept. 10 to the U.N. Secretary-General.

Book examines political barriers to taxation in Latin America

“The Political Economy of Taxation in Latin America,” a new book edited by associate professor Gustavo Flores-Macías, examines how decades of tax reform in Latin America have done little to stem the tide of widespread tax evasion there.

Deployment of plant genes critical to safeguarding wheat

To safeguard the world’s wheat crops, disease-resistance genes must be deployed in an informed way, according to Maricelis Acevedo, adjunct professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Einaudi Center appoints new director

The Einaudi Center for International Studies has appointed Rachel Beatty Riedl as its new director; Riedl will also join the Cornell faculty as the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies in the Department of Government.

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