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ILR School senior steers upstate town’s future

Alex Hammond '18 commutes from the ILR School to his hometown in northern New York, where he was elected town supervisor.

Two alumnae named 2019 Schwarzman scholars

An-Chi “Angela” Dai ’15 and Kelly McClure ’16 have been selected to join the third class of Schwarzman Scholars, a program that sends young leaders to Beijing for a year of master’s degree study.

Myron Rush, noted Kremlinologist, dies at age 96

Professor emeritus of government Myron Rush, a noted Kremlinologist, died Jan. 8, one week after his 96th birthday.

Obesity's impact on health care costs varies by state

Professor John Cawley has published research with new information on how individual states are affected by the health care costs of obesity.

Rachel Dunifon named interim dean of Human Ecology

Rachel Dunifon, professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management and senior associate dean for research and outreach in the College of Human Ecology, will become interim dean of the college July 1.

Cornell partners in new international center in India

CALS faculty was on hand in Dharwad, India, Jan. 5 to dedicate the Borlaug International Centre for Agriculture Development.

Cornell malting barley research boosts New York craft brewing industry

Researchers are leading a multiyear project aimed at bringing malting barley back to New York and helping farmers take advantage of opportunities offered by the crop.

Einaudi Center announces grant recipients

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded five seed grants and four small grants to support faculty members' international research.

People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

People with disabilities in the study were nearly 44 percent more likely to be arrested by age 28, while those without had a lower probability of arrest, at 30 percent. This “disability penalty” was strongest for African-American men.