How to get people to follow the rules: lessons from the pandemic’s ‘great experiment’

When a deadly global pandemic broke out, compliance — the act of following rules — became critical. Yet many people didn’t adhere to the rules. Professor John, from the Cornell Law School, explains how getting people to work together and follow rules takes careful thought and planning, and that compliance inside businesses and organizations is essential to accomplishing just about anything.  

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Community Work Study Program Student Employee Awards

Joy Davis ’22 and Grace Choi ’22 were named Community Work Study Program Student Employees of the Year for their leadership, professionalism and teamwork in jobs that help improve the lives of community residents.

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First class of Milstein students heads toward graduation

Twenty seniors in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity will graduate this year with degrees in everything from biology to linguistics to computer science to physics.

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$5M endowment gift supports student access

A $5 million gift from Irene Rosenfeld ’75, MS ’77, PhD ’80 and Richard Illgen will establish the Rosenfeld/Illgen Scholarship

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Three students win Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Awards

Matthew Borinshteyn ’25, Jennifer Lee ’23 and Avery MacLean ’22 received the 2022 Robinson-Appel Humanitarian Awards in recognition of their significant involvement in community service.

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A Q&A with Dr. Sarah Robbins of the Veterinary College

Dr. Sarah Robbins joined the College of Veterinary Medicine as assistant clinical professor in the Section of Emergency and Care.

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Experts develop genetic test to predict severe digestion disorder in dogs

Scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine are one step closer to understanding the genetic predispositions behind congenital idiopathic megaesophagus.

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Students tackle community projects in moral psychology course

Students in a new moral psychology class spent the semester working with local non-profits to tackle issues from migrant family justice to food insecurity to sustainable agriculture.

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