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Fellowship supports MFA creative writing student Yessica Martinez

Yessica Martinez has received a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans that will fund her Cornell MFA in creative writing.

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Corporate, business law scholar Lynn Stout dies at 60

Lynn Stout, an internationally recognized corporate law scholar, died April 16 after a long struggle with cancer. She was 60.

Law/economics initiative takes on big questions at kickoff conference

The inaugural conference of the Cornell Research Academy of Development, Law and Economics was held April 12 in New York City.

Untangling how deportation relief affects immigrants

Short-term relief from deportation can have beneficial effects for immigrants – but it doesn’t solve all their problems, said four researchers as they described three years of work examining the topic.

Podcast focuses on Cornell faculty members

MBA students at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management have created a podcast called Present Value.

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Researchers weigh the tradeoffs of antimicrobial policies in dairy production

A new study shows the cost of forgoing antibiotics on dairy farms would average out to $61 per cow annually and is studying the impact such a decision would have.

Students tackle climate policy in Cornell in Washington course

Cornell In Washington students learned about how science is incorporated – or not – into policymaking at a March 23 visit to the U.S. Department of State.

NYC health commissioner lectures on health inequality April 23

Dr. Mary Bassett, the New York City public health commissioner, will deliver the annual Nordlander Lecture on April 23 structural racism and health.

Legal experts discuss hate speech and how to limit it

Nadine Strossen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union and professor of law at New York Law School, and Jeremy Waldron, professor of law at New York University, expressed differing opinions on hate speech April 10.