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Roger Cramton, former Cornell law dean, dies at 87

Roger C. Cramton, former dean of Cornell Law School and the Robert S. Stevens Professor Emeritus of Law, died Feb. 3 in Ithaca. He was 87.

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Higher ed leaders ask Trump to rescind immigration order

On Feb. 2, Interim President Hunter Rawlings joined 47 other college and university presidents in signing a letter to President Donald J. Trump, urging him to rescind his executive order on immigration.

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N.Y. ag commissioner brings good budget news from Albany

State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball came to Cornell Jan. 27 with an upbeat message about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2017 budget: it's good for the middle class and it's good for agriculture.

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Obamacare Medicaid expansion improved preventive care

New research by John Cawley demonstrates for the first time that the state-level expansions of Medicaid that were promoted by the Affordable Care Act succeeded in improving preventive care among low-income Americans.

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Rawlings statement on immigration executive order

Interim President Hunter Rawlings issued a statement reacting to President Donald Trump's recent executive order imposing a 90-day ban on immigrant and nonimmigrant entry to the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

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19 Cornell faculty chosen as 2017 Public Voices fellows

Cornell’s Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship Program seeks to increase the public impact of top underrepresented thinkers in the U.S. and to help them contribute to public conversations.

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Politics reverse fates of some stocks after White House elections

Stock returns in politically sensitive industries fall into predictable patterns of winners and losers after a new president is elected, according to a new study by economist Jawad Addoum, assistant professor of finance.

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Theory Reading Group examines Trump and fascism

Is Donald Trump a fascist? On Dec. 5, the Theory Reading Group examined this question in a room crowded with students and faculty, with formal remarks by Enzo Traverso and Isabel Hull.

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Evangelista tackles individual rights vs. national security

On Nov. 29, Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science, delivered the lectio magistralis at the University of Roma Tre in Rome, Italy.