Legal scholar: Campuses must protect free speech – even hate speech

Constitutional scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of Berkeley Law at the University of California, Berkeley, addressed the topic of free speech on campus Nov. 20 in Alice Statler Auditorium.

Former State Department official talks cyber diplomacy in Bartels lecture

Christopher Painter ’80, former State Department coordinator for cyber issues, discussed internet threats and cyber diplomacy Nov. 15.

Conference examines criminalization of immigrants

“Criminalizing Immigrants: Border Controls, Enforcement and Resistance,” Nov. 9-10, brought researchers and academics from a range of disciplines together.

State-supported entrepreneurship launches businesses, creates jobs

Tom Schryver, executive director of Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement, testified Nov. 10 to state legislators, saying state-funded entrepreneur programs are an effective way to support economic growth.

Entrepreneurs present beehive monitoring technology to D.C. policymakers

The founders of Combplex, a startup run by two Cornell doctoral students, presented their bee colony monitoring technology in Washington, D.C., Nov. 14.

Panel reflects on Watergate and ‘Russiagate’

A panel of faculty offered reflections after a Nov. 8 screening of "All The President's Men" and drew parallels to politics today.

Certificate program teaches legal concepts for managers

eCornell’s new executive certificate, Essential Legal Concepts for Business Leaders, brings legal knowledge to professionals.

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ILR expert talks on the future of work to D.C. policymakers

Louis Hyman briefed policymakers in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, on how technological innovation is transforming work and how insights from the past inform responses to automation.

Student work in Italy and upstate N.Y. informs intergenerational communities

City and regional planning students conducted engaged community research in the Cornell in Rome program and in Sullivan County, New York, on building better communities for children and seniors.