In the online-only spring issue of Ezra, Cornell University’s magazine, read about how collaborating across disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s approach to research innovation.
Economists Eleonora Patacchini and Marco Battaglini found that federal appellate judges, who are randomly assigned to judicial panels, are more likely to hire women to court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues.
Ecologist and conservation biologist Amanda Rodewald studies birds and the ecosystems on which they depend, looking for the best outcomes for people and the planet. This approach turned her attention to coffee farms.
Alan G. Merten, who served as the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management from 1989 to 1996, died May 21 in Naples, Florida, of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 78.
Freedom on the Move, an online collection devoted to fugitives from slavery in the 19th century, has developed a series of lesson plans to make its crowdsourced database accessible to K-12 teachers and their students.