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Cornell partners in new international center in India

CALS faculty was on hand in Dharwad, India, Jan. 5 to dedicate the Borlaug International Centre for Agriculture Development.

Cornell malting barley research boosts New York craft brewing industry

Researchers are leading a multiyear project aimed at bringing malting barley back to New York and helping farmers take advantage of opportunities offered by the crop.

Einaudi Center announces grant recipients

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded five seed grants and four small grants to support faculty members' international research.

People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

People with disabilities in the study were nearly 44 percent more likely to be arrested by age 28, while those without had a lower probability of arrest, at 30 percent. This “disability penalty” was strongest for African-American men.

Grants fund 22 Cornell teams, community partners

Twenty-two projects have received fall 2017 Engaged Opportunity Grants for projects and programs that advance community engagement at Cornell.

Political scientist in podcast: reclaiming humanity in prisons

Is it possible that a maximum-security prison can be a place to express the complexity of what it means to be human, asks Mary Fainsod Katzenstein in a new podcast.

Essentials

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.