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Quality of Medicaid varies as a result of public policy

A new book by Jamila Michener, “Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism and Unequal Politics,” finds unequal application of Medicaid undermines democracy.

Speaker addresses roots of fascism in Europe April 11

Political theorist Eleni Varikas will speak on “The Colonial Genealogies of Fascisms in Europe” on campus April 11.

Undergrad starts ‘Hate Has No Home Here’ campaign

Lucia Rodriguez '20 has brought the 'Hate Has No Home Here' campaign to Cornell from her native Chicago.

James Pitaro ’91 named president of ESPN

Cornell graduate James Pitaro ’91 was recently named president of ESPN and co-chair of Disney Media Networks.

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Law experts address campus free speech, hate speech, April 10

Two law experts will address hate speech and proposals to enact speech codes on college campuses April 10. The conversation is part of the Free Speech Presidential Speaker Series on campus climate.

Student journal explores connections between politics and space

Students interested in foreign relations, law, economics, the environment and the way they would play out in space, launched Cornell Cosmic.

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Study offers pearl of wisdom on contested oyster restoration in NYC waters

A Cornell-funded study looks at communication strategies around the hotly contested issue of oyster restoration in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary.

Law and economics initiative to launch with NYC event

The Cornell Research Academy of Development, Law and Economics, a new initiative directed by professors Kaushik Basu and Robert Hockett, hosts its first major conference on April 12-13 in New York City.

Only one in four workers have decent jobs: Konvitz lecturer

Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, lectured on the state of workers worldwide March 13.