Historian chronicles islanders' fight for environmental justice

Mary X. Mitchell, a historian of science and technology and a postdoctoral fellow, describes how a former nuclear test site became a proving ground for a new legal definition of environmental impact.

Grants enable graduate student travel to 47 nations

Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next year with support from the Einaudi Center's International Travel Grant Program.

A 'stronger, more holistic' impact

Cornell's Ithaca campus and its iconic upstate setting may be what many envision when they think of the university, but Cornell has long had a presence on the cosmopolitan stages of New York City.

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Rawlings, Pollack voice support for Central European University

Interim President Hunter Rawlings and President-elect Martha E. Pollack have added their voices and strong statements of support in solidarity with Central European University in response to legislation passed by the Hungarian government that could close the university.

Social networks on Capitol Hill influence legislation, funding

Research by economists Marco Battaglini and Eleonora Patacchini show that even the amount of campaign contributions received by legislators is linked to their social networks in Congress.

Gingrich delivers talk on global role of U.S. to packed house

Former Republican Congressman and House speaker Newt Gingrich addressed approximately 600 people in Call Auditorium on March 22 on 'America's Role in the World Under President Trump.'

Cornell signs letter to President Trump in support of 'Dreamers'

Cornell has joined more than 560 institutions of higher education in signing a letter to President Donald Trump March 16 asking that he support noncitizen students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program status.

Historian to speak on American exceptionalism

New York University historian Greg Grandin will deliver three lectures on American exceptionalism in the Carl Becker Lecture Series, March 21-23.

Immigration, DACA panel discussion set for March 17

"Immigration Chaos: DACA Students and Higher Education Grapple With Upheaval," a panel discussion, will be held Friday, March 17, at noon in Kennedy Hall's Call Alumni Auditorium.