Faculty train to use new technologies to share their research widely

Knowledge Matters, a workshop series designed for Cornell faculty members and academic staff, is helping participants translate their research into a variety of digital media platforms.

Symposium in Zambia tackles African income inequality

The first-ever summer symposium led by Cornell's Institute for African Development, was held Aug. 3-5 in Livingstone, Zambia.

Law scholars dissect Trump’s immigration actions

Three eminent constitutional scholars discussed President Donald Trump’s DACA rescission and travel ban Sept. 8 in Myron Taylor Hall. They also talked about the expansion of executive power in recent decades.

Lecture to explore women and law in ancient India

Scholar Stephanie W. Jamison will speak on “Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs: Women and Law in Ancient India” as a part of the University Lecture Series. The talk, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Cornell’s Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall, is free and open to the public.

New MPH students tackle disease, planetary health

A diverse group of 15 students recently began to learn how to address public health issues as members of the new Master of Public Health program administered through the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Essentials

García book explores history, complexities of U.S. refugee policy

Historian María Cristina García examines the challenges and history of refugee and asylum policy in the United States in her new book, "The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America."

Dark-skinned whites arrested more than those with lighter skin

A new Cornell study finds the darker a white man's skin is, the more likely he is to be arrested, compared to lighter-skinned white men. In contrast, black men, no matter how dark or light their skin, get arrested at the same rate.

Lecture series to explore how law, new technologies interact

Emerging technologies and the legal and policy challenges surrounding them are the focal points of a new lecture series beginning this fall.

Symposium addresses role of truth in universities, society

An academic symposium, “Universities and the Search for Truth,” held Aug. 24 in Bailey Hall, was part of the celebrations of Martha E. Pollack’s inauguration as Cornell’s 14th president.