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Prasad testifies on promise, peril of digital currencies

Cornell economist Eswar Prasad testified July 18 before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade in Washington, D.C.

Aug. 11 event to honor life, legacy of Dorothy Cotton

A celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dorothy Cotton will be held Aug. 11 in Bailey Hall on the Cornell campus.

War taxes put public's money where its troops are

A new book by Sarah Kreps, associate professor of government, examines how the decline of war taxes has shielded Americans from the costs of war.

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.5M to 12 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund has awarded $1.5 million to a range of projects that will provide sustainable solutions around the world, from the Finger Lakes to the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.

NY high schoolers dig into food security issues

New York state high school students came to campus June 29 for the New York Youth Institute, an ambitious program that aims to build a core of young leaders to battle hunger around the world.

McNair scholars tout educational programs in DC visit

Thirteen students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Cornell traveled to Washington, D.C., June 28 to advocate for federal programs assisting first-generation and low-income college students.

ILR teaches employment rights at correctional facility

Every other Friday, individuals incarcerated at the Queensboro Correctional Facility take the Know Your Employment Rights course on employment rights taught by the ILR Labor and Employment Law Program.

Sustainable economic strategies spur engaged research interest

Erie County officials shared initiatives focused on sustainability and economic growth, quality of life and building strong communities with faculty at a recent roundtable.

African lawyers gain expertise at death penalty institute

Cornell Law School’s Makwanyane Institute welcomed 14 African lawyers to campus, where they’ll get intensive training to represent those facing the death penalty in Africa.