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Mettler selected as 2019 Radcliffe Institute fellow

Fresh off winning a Guggenheim fellowship, democracy scholar Suzanne Mettler, Ph.D. ’94, has just received another honor: a Radcliffe Institute fellowship.

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Project 2Gen discusses families, incarceration in Albany

The Bronfenbrenner Center’s Cornell Project 2Gen was in Albany to meet with state legislators and present findings on their research into families and incarceration.

Law School professor promotes Ukrainian tech startups

Cornell Law School professor Charles Whitehead has launched a venture to help boost tech startups in Ukraine, focusing initially on Kyiv and Kharkiv, the two largest cities in the country.

Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.

Podcast shows how piped-in water changes lives

“Clean Water,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, explains the impact of clean, piped-in water on women and girls in India.

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Cornell Law School benefactor Jack Clarke dies at 91

Lawyer and oil company executive Jack G. Clarke, LL.B. ’52, died April 26. He was a devoted alumnus and benefactor and a transformative figure in the history of Cornell Law School.

Pelosi to speak in NYC at ‘Inside Congress’ series

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will discuss the latest news, as well as priorities for the House Democratic Caucus, at the next “Inside Congress” event, May 7 in New York City.

Democracy scholar wins Guggenheim fellowship

Suzanne Mettler, Ph.D. ’94, the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions, has been awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Cornell Law School alumnus helps battle Notre Dame blaze

Law School alumnus Frank Langrais, J.D. ’17, was one of the approximately 400 firefighters who battled the April 15 fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which caused extensive damage to the historic structure.

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