A year-long mapping exercise, utilizing COVID-19 as a “stress test,” has resulted in 10 country-specific reports on the state of worker organizing, bargaining and social dialogue in garment-producing nations.
Recognizing that produce is grown and harvested by farmers of many different backgrounds, the Cornell Produce Safety Alliance has expanded to include education and training for Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese speaking growers in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Max the rough collie is still spry at age 10, but last May his exuberance led him to the emergency room at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. Thanks to veterinarians, Max has become an example of what rehabilitation therapy can do for an injured pet of his age.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has approved a grant of $1.2 million to extend the Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities interdisciplinary seminar series at Cornell for three years with a focus on social justice.
Exotanium, a software startup founded by Cornell researchers and based on technology licensed through Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing, completed a $5 million seed funding round. Its cloud-optimization tools help companies reduce wasteful spending on cloud storage.
Avery August, vice provost for academic affairs and presidential advisor on diversity and equity, and Wendy Wolford, vice provost for international affairs, issued a statement April 15 providing resources for confronting anti-Asian bias, including a teach-in May 7.
Athena Kirk's new book, “Ancient Greek Lists: Catalogue and Inventory Across Genres,” argues that the list form was the ancient mode of expressing value through text, examining the ways in which lists can “stand in for objects, create value, act as methods of control, and approximate the infinite.”