A new Cornell study finds the darker a white man's skin is, the more likely he is to be arrested, compared to lighter-skinned white men. In contrast, black men, no matter how dark or light their skin, get arrested at the same rate.
Emerging technologies and the legal and policy challenges surrounding them are the focal points of a new lecture series beginning this fall.
An academic symposium, “Universities and the Search for Truth,” held Aug. 24 in Bailey Hall, was part of the celebrations of Martha E. Pollack’s inauguration as Cornell’s 14th president.
Cornell’s Prison Education Program has received a grant from the College-in-Prison Reentry Program, an initiative to expand educational opportunities at correctional facilities across New York state.
McNair scholars from Cornell and Upward Bound students visited the Capitol Hill offices of lawmakers from eight states to advocate for the educational access programs.
At an expert briefing in Brussels on May 19, Cornell experts spoke about the need to plan for nuclear power plant accidents and how to compensate radiation victims.
Faculty experts discussed local, national and international perspectives on immigration and migration and potential impacts of policy changes on Cornell, at a Mosaic Forum June 10.
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.
The Robert B. Kent Public Interest Fund will be established through a $1 million gift made possible by Robert D. Ziff, J.D. ’92.