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Yang-Tan Institute book explores disability in the workplace

Progress made and challenges still to be met are discussed in a new book, “Employment and Disability: Issues, Innovations and Opportunities,” written by experts at the ILR School’s Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability.

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LGBTQ beauty vloggers draw on queer culture to stand out

New Cornell research explores how racially diverse LGBTQ beauty vloggers market themselves and make marginalized people more visible.

CIPA to integrate data science into its curriculum

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs will revise its curriculum to ensure that all students graduate with proficiency in data science.

Feedback sought on two public policy models

A faculty committee’s interim report details the potential structure of a school or college of public policy at Cornell. The university community is invited to offer feedback in upcoming listening sessions, Nov. 20 and Dec. 12.

Roundtables to explore 2020 Biennial theme 'Swarm'

The Cornell Council for the Arts is holding lunchtime roundtables Nov. 18, 21 and 25, in preparation for the 2020 Cornell Biennial, on the theme "Swarm: Ecology, Digitality, Sociality."

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New center will foster data science research

Cornell’s Center for Data Science for Enterprise and Society, launching this fall and led by David Shmoys, will enhance research in the increasingly important field of data science.

Struggle to save America’s cities is focus of University Lecture

Harvard University historian Lizabeth Cohen will examine the role of government and private enterprise in renewing urban areas in a University Lecture, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall.

Two doctoral students win Fulbright-Hays fellowships

Cornell doctoral students Mary Kate Long and Jiwon Baik have received Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education.

Researchers explore the ‘gist’ of doctor-patient communication

Professors Holly Prigerson and Valerie Reyna have combined forces to study end-of-life communication between patients and their physicians and clinicians, with the goal of improved prognostic understanding and decision-making and, ultimately, better end-of-life decisions.

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