Governor, labor unions announce climate jobs program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today he will dramatically increase the state's efforts to combat climate change and position unions to lead the nation in transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

Gift creates Robert B. Kent Public Interest Fund at Law School

The Robert B. Kent Public Interest Fund will be established through a $1 million gift made possible by Robert D. Ziff, J.D. ’92.

Law Library database makes more legal scholarship available

Cornell Law Library is partnering in the development and management of LawArXiv, a new online database of legal scholarship that aims to make important research more widely available to the public.

Historian's book traces rise of mass imprisonment

In "Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America," historian Julilly Kohler-Hausmann examines political choices and discourse that have led to mass incarceration and rising inequality.

Einaudi speaker touts value of international education, languages

Obama administration official Mohamed Abdel-Kader said in a May 10 on speech on campus that multilingualism and the ability to understand cultures helps in solving global crises such as climate change and military conflicts.

Auburn student prisoners debate team of future lawyers

In the Auburn Correctional Facility's gray stone chapel, incarcerated students and prison staff waited alongside Cornell faculty and staff April 26, eager to hear the results of who won a debate between inmates and law students.

Pollack endorses AAU statement on federal research support

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack attended the spring meeting of the presidents and chancellors of the AAU member universities this week and supports the statement they released on federal support of research funding.

Cornell heads to D.C. for Science March, sustainability summit

Faculty will share ideas on climate change April 21-23 at the Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit, while students ascend Capitol Hill on April 21, and then walk in the national Science March on April 22.

Four faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cornell faculty members Stephen Coate, María Cristina García, Suzanne Mettler and Fred Schneider have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.