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Panel examines how artificial intelligence influences politics, policy

“Policy, Politics and Ethics of the Coming AI Revolution,” an Arts Unplugged webinar, will explore the impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) and technology on our current political system and reflect on ethical concerns for the future, hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Cornellians invited to join NYS public health training

During National Public Health Week April 5-11, up to 10,000 seats are available in the new Citizen Public Health Leader Training Program developed by Cornell experts in partnership with New York state.

Fit, function, fashion, sustainability - fiber science and apparel design researchers address face mask improvement

The end of face masks in public could be a year or more away as questions of transmissibility post-vaccine and effectiveness against emerging strains remain. One thing is clear: when it comes to fit, function, fashion, and sustainability, current face masks leave a lot of room for improvement.

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Nyabola to speak at Race and Racism Across Borders event

Writer, activist and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola will discuss her upcoming book as part of Global Cornell’s Race and Racism across Borders webinar on April 12 at 11:00 a.m. Following the dialogue, Cornell students will present their original prose, poems and visual art.

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Climate change has cost 7 years of ag productivity growth

Despite agricultural advancements, a Cornell-led study shows that global farming productivity is 21% lower since the 1960s than it could have been without climate change.

University Librarian Gerald Beasley to depart in 2022

Gerald R. Beasley, the Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, has announced he will not seek to renew his five-year term when it ends July 31, 2022.

Local planners play key role in conserving biodiversity

Training and resources supporting municipal officials can help incorporate biodiversity into local land use planning, according to research led by Shorna Allred, evaluating a program in New York's Hudson Valley.

Sustainability efforts shine with new solar collectors

A new solar collector array atop Guterman Research Center is one of several sustainability projects, from reusable dining serviceware to living laboratory experiments, that are continuing apace despite the many interruptions made by COVID-19 to campus life.

Kapil Longani ’97: shaping NYC’s COVID-19 response

As chief counsel to New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, Kapil Longani ’97 has helped shape the city’s plans for reopening schools, creating outdoor dining protocols, and thinking through legal issues around COVID testing and vaccine distribution. 

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Researchers create rapid tests, analytics for COVID-19

A multidisciplinary team co-led by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers has expanded the repertoire of tools for the public health community to understand SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Egesi earns biotechnology honors for food security efforts in Nigeria

Chiedozie Egesi earned the Fellowship Award from the Biotechnology Society of Nigeria for his work bolstering food security efforts in Africa.

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Nature Rx: the many benefits of time outdoors

On March 25, Family and Children’s Service (F&CS) of Ithaca invited community members to learn more about Nature Rx and Donald A. Rakow’s research to measure the positive impacts of time spent in nature.

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