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Cornell Law School benefactor Jack Clarke dies at 91

Lawyer and oil company executive Jack G. Clarke, LL.B. ’52, died April 26. He was a devoted alumnus and benefactor and a transformative figure in the history of Cornell Law School.

Pelosi to speak in NYC at ‘Inside Congress’ series

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will discuss the latest news, as well as priorities for the House Democratic Caucus, at the next “Inside Congress” event, May 7 in New York City.

Democracy scholar wins Guggenheim fellowship

Suzanne Mettler, Ph.D. ’94, the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions, has been awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Cornell Law School alumnus helps battle Notre Dame blaze

Law School alumnus Frank Langrais, J.D. ’17, was one of the approximately 400 firefighters who battled the April 15 fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which caused extensive damage to the historic structure.

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Ceci, Zamudio elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two Cornell faculty members with expertise in psychology and evolutionary biology and have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced April 17.

TransportationCamp makes a pit stop on Ithaca campus

TransportationCamp – an event to engage and educate people on sustainable modes and uses of transportation – was held April 6 in Klarman and Goldwin Smith halls and streamed live.

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ILR scholar discusses automation’s impact on workers

The proliferation of driverless vehicles could result in job losses of 1.3-2.3 billion by 2051, ILR School visiting senior scholar Erica Groshen said at an April 3 event in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Aspen Institute.

Graduate and professional students lobby on Capitol Hill

Eleven Graduate School students, joined by one law student and 10 students from Weill Cornell Medicine, traveled to Capitol Hill for Cornell Advocacy Day on March 27.

Law alumna Rep. Sharice Davids receives LGBTQ award

Recently elected congresswoman Sharice Davids, J.D. ’10, received the Steven W. Siegel ’68 Award from Cornell’s LGBT Alumni Association.