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Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Weiss to Congress: Face China by strengthening democracy

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, offered insights into China’s digital authoritarianism in testimony May 16 before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

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.