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.

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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.

NY re-entry program awards Cornell $750K for prison education

Cornell’s Prison Education Program has received a grant from the College-in-Prison Reentry Program, an initiative to expand educational opportunities at correctional facilities across New York state.

McNair scholars advocate on Capitol Hill for TRIO programs

McNair scholars from Cornell and Upward Bound students visited the Capitol Hill offices of lawmakers from eight states to advocate for the educational access programs.

Working group: Give citizens say in nuclear accident plans

At an expert briefing in Brussels on May 19, Cornell experts spoke about the need to plan for nuclear power plant accidents and how to compensate radiation victims.

Faculty panelists discuss immigration reform in America

Faculty experts discussed local, national and international perspectives on immigration and migration and potential impacts of policy changes on Cornell, at a Mosaic Forum June 10.