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Symposium seeks to beat back ‘zombies,’ grow sustainable housing

Cornell’s sixth annual Community Development Institute brought together more than 125 experts in academia, government and community development to discuss solutions for dealing with “zombie homes” across New York state.

Students to prep youth with disabilities for employment

The Yang Tan Institute’s Kelly Clark and Thomas Golden used Faculty Fellows in Engaged Learning funding to develop a new course on law and theory related to employment for people with disabilities.

Pollack, higher-ed leaders express immigration concerns

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack is a signatory on a letter to members of the New York congressional delegation urging them to address concerns with immigration policies that target international students.

Ambassadors to address border policy in Lund Debate Oct. 21

Two ex-ambassadors will debate the Trump administration’s border policy and assess how foreign policy changes will affect relations with Mexico in the annual Lund Critical Debate, hosted by the Einaudi Center.

Staller lecturer will share insights on game-theory economics

Ariel Rubinstein, professor of economics at New York University and Tel Aviv University, will speak about “Economics With Norms and Without Prices” Oct. 28 in the annual George Staller Lecture.

ILR’s prison job fair opens doors for incarcerated

Twelve employers, along with a former inmate now working as a union carpentry representative, met with 78 incarcerated men Oct. 4 at the Queensboro Correctional Facility in New York City.

Ag-to-energy farmland use is focus of new $2.4M grant

The USDA and the NSF have awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to a team of Cornell researchers who will study how ag-to-energy land-use conversions could impact food production.

Adam Schiff discusses impeachment inquiry, national security

The congressman discussed his work as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and his leading role in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump during an Oct. 10 visit to Cornell.

Pundits: Illiberalism poses threat to democracy

Journalists Andrew Sullivan and Ezra Klein discussed whether illiberalism is corroding democracy in the second installment of The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series.