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Roper Center to create world’s most comprehensive health opinion database

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research will offer a searchable portal on the public’s views about health dating to 1935.

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$13M state investment revitalizes Cornell Food Venture Center

The renovated Cornell Food Venture Center plant reopened Oct. 4 at a ceremony celebrating the enhanced capabilities of the state-of-the-art facility.

Garcia briefs D.C. policymakers on the history of refugee policy

American studies professor Maria Cristina Garcia briefed Washington lawmakers on the history of immigration Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C.

Diplomat Fried to present LaFeber-Silbey Lecture Oct. 18

Ambassador Daniel Fried ’75 will share his perspectives gained during his 40-year career in the foreign service as this year’s LaFeber-Silbey lecturer.

Speed Conference at Cornell Tech examines the pace of a digital world

The Sept. 28-29 Speed Conference, part of Cornell Tech’s new Digital Life Initiative, drew faculty from New York City and Ithaca to explore how humans can keep up with computers’ speed.

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an Engineering Research Center for sustainable energy-smart solutions.

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12 for the annual Community Development Institute.

New group to study AI’s impact on decision-making

The new Artificial Intelligence, Policy, and Practice Initiative will bring together a community of scholars with expertise in computing, the law, social science, communications and philosophy to create opportunities to collaborate on research.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit Cornell Oct. 18

Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, will participate in a “fireside chat” in Bailey Hall at noon Oct. 18.