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Debate club director on what to look for in presidential debates

Debates showcase personality says Sam Nelson, ILR School senior lecturer and director of the Cornell Speech and Debate Society, who predicts big audiences for the presidential debates.

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New York foods entice Capitol Hill lawmakers

New York Farm Day Sept. 14 served up yogurt, chocolate, duck, whiskey, clams to wine ice cream on Capitol Hill as New York’s agricultural community showed their wares to the legislative community.

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Einaudi Center series on cybersecurity launches Sept. 14

Internet governance expert Martin Mueller will present the first in a series of lectures on questions at the intersection of technology, politics and international law.

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Vernacular speakers' words discounted in courtrooms

Stanford University linguist John Rickford will deliver a talk, "Justice for Jeantel (and Trayvon): Fighting Dialect Prejudice in Courtrooms and Beyond," Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. in Klarman Hall.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul urges law students to pursue public service

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul discussed her career in public service and shared insights about combining a career with one's passion Sept. 1 in Myron Taylor Hall.

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Panel to debate key presidential election issues Sept. 26

Educate the Vote: Presidential Election 2016 will feature a live academic debate among prominent political scientists and policy experts on key domestic policy issues Sept. 26 in Bailey Hall.

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Professors to offer final 'Great Trials' course this summer

Professors Faust Rossi and Glenn Altschuler are returning to co-teach their popular summer course, Ten Great American Trials, for a final time July 24-30.

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Cornell joins call to up fed investment in agricultural research

Thirteen research institutions joined the SoAR Foundation today in calling for a surge in federal support of food and agricultural science. A recent report illustrates how U.S. ag production is losing ground to China.

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Cornell joins White House in pledge for post-prison higher ed

Cornell was among 15 institutions of higher education hosted by the White House June 10 as founding partners launching the Obama administration's Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge.