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Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change

Cornell professor Natalie Mahowald offered straightforward and hopeful testimony on Earth’s warming atmosphere Feb. 13 in a three-hour hearing on climate change before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

A fresh look at China’s energy policy shows mixed results

Cornell researchers and their colleagues have created a new, comprehensive data set of China’s 2,656 energy-related policies operating in 30 provinces – and found they cancel each other out when it comes to energy consumption.

JFK letter to professor donated to library

A personal letter written by President John F. Kennedy, four days prior to his assassination, to Cornell professor Clinton Rossiter was recently donated to Cornell University Library by the Rossiter family.

Chelsea Clinton shares insights on public health

Chelsea Clinton is a public health advocate, researcher and educator. But being a mother has deepened her passion for children’s health, she explained in a talk on Feb. 5 at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Experts: Update the social contract to protect all workers

A wide range of experts gathered at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new Manhattan hub Jan. 31 to discuss a landmark report on the state of work recently published by the International Labour Organization.

Living arrangements of ‘Dreamers’ are more complex, less stable, study shows

Unauthorized Mexican and Central American immigrants who came to the United States as children or teens live in more complex and less stable households than their documented or native-born counterparts, according to a new study from Cornell researchers.

Institute of Politics and Global Affairs to open at Cornell

A new Cornell institute focusing on politics and global affairs – to be directed by former Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) – will launch in the 2019-20 academic year.

Bree Newsome to give MLK commemorative lecture Feb. 11

Activist Bree Newsome, who removed the Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina State House in 2015, will speak at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on campus Feb. 11.

Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.