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Expert: Design information networks that support democracy

Improved mediation and curation could strengthen the search engines and social media platforms dominating today's information ecosystem, Northeastern University's David Lazer said Oct 24 during the Cornell Center for Social Sciences’ Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences.

$1.5M gift to advance Cornell’s study of infrastructure policy

The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy will intensify its work on critical transportation and other infrastructure challenges with support from the Charles Koch Foundation.

Student works for global change through Fulbright program

Tony Zhou ’19 is working with colleagues at the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research on his third stint in Zambia.

Political scientists to discuss data around election myths

Two political scientists will discuss their research on the impact of redistricting, voter identification laws, and election fraud and voter rights Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall’s Call Auditorium.

Alumnus shares lessons learned from the campaign trail

Ryan Quinn ’18 visited campus Sept. 19 to speak to students about his experience working on a Congressional campaign and about what he has learned about relating to people.


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.