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Cornell Law School alumnus helps battle Notre Dame blaze

Law School alumnus Frank Langrais, J.D. ’17, was one of the approximately 400 firefighters who battled the April 15 fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which caused extensive damage to the historic structure.


Ceci, Zamudio elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two Cornell faculty members with expertise in psychology and evolutionary biology and have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced April 17.

TransportationCamp makes a pit stop on Ithaca campus

TransportationCamp – an event to engage and educate people on sustainable modes and uses of transportation – was held April 6 in Klarman and Goldwin Smith halls and streamed live.

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ILR scholar discusses automation’s impact on workers

The proliferation of driverless vehicles could result in job losses of 1.3-2.3 billion by 2051, ILR School visiting senior scholar Erica Groshen said at an April 3 event in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Aspen Institute.

Graduate and professional students lobby on Capitol Hill

Eleven Graduate School students, joined by one law student and 10 students from Weill Cornell Medicine, traveled to Capitol Hill for Cornell Advocacy Day on March 27.

Law alumna Rep. Sharice Davids receives LGBTQ award

Recently elected congresswoman Sharice Davids, J.D. ’10, received the Steven W. Siegel ’68 Award from Cornell’s LGBT Alumni Association.

Debate team to re-create Buckley vs. Baldwin in play at State

In this year’s “Debate at the State” event by the ILR-based speech and debate team, the group is staging a play April 19 at Ithaca’s State Theatre inspired by the 1965 debate between William F. Buckley and James Baldwin.

‘Inside Congress’ series begins April 17 in NYC

The Institute of Politics and Global Affairs at Cornell will launch its “Inside Congress” series April 17 in New York City.

Things to Do, April 5-12, 2019

Events include two Carl Becker Lecture Series talks by historian and author Michael Kazin; a lecture by wildlife conservationist and A.D. White Professor-At-Large Laurie Marker; Cornell Cinema’s screening of “Dragnet Girl,” accompanied live by the electronic group Coupler; and Swiss artist Elisabeth Masé in a conversation at the Johnson Museum.