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Accelerator offers student entrepreneurs alternative summer experience

From online yoga teacher certification to a socially equitable real estate development company, the Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator graduated its newest cohort of innovative startup founders this summer.

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New hub promotes farmer producer organizations in India

A new resource at the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) for Agriculture and Nutrition’s Center of Excellence in New Delhi will help empower India’s 125 million smallholder farms to take advantage of growing opportunities in the agricultural sector.

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FGSS/LGBT programs plan yearlong anniversary celebration

A yearlong celebration of Cornell's women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism and advocacy on campus is planned "to stimulate intellectual debate in a manner that advances social change."

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Social impact internship program funded

A mapping and data analysis internship program will be developed by the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab through an Oishei Foundation grant.

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Tech/Law Colloquium features privacy, COVID and incarceration

The Technology and Law Colloquium – a hybrid Cornell University course and public lecture series – returns this semester with talks from 13 leading scholars who study the legal and ethical questions surrounding technology’s impact in areas like privacy, sex and gender, data collection, and policing.

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Cornell Bowers CIS welcomes 13 faculty members

The Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science is welcoming 13 new faculty members in the departments of Computer Science, Information Science and Statistics and Data Science. Collectively, their work ranges from developing robots that assist people with mobility limitations to using computational tools to study inequality and graphical models to solve real-world problems.   

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Study: Causes of obesity in India depend on gender, age and where you live

New research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) sheds light on the patterns of obesity within India, underscoring the need for policies and programs that consider the factors driving obesity rates within different groups and communities.

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Commentary paper advises veterinary professionals that a diagnosis cannot rely on tests alone

Diagnostic tests are key to uncovering if it’s a virus making a pet lethargic, for example, or confirming that a tick found on the family dog carries the bacterium that causes Lyme disease — but should not be the only way to diagnose a case.

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Students can explore resources at entrepreneurship kickoff event

A Sept. 9 event will introduce students to all of Cornell's vast resources related to entrepreneurship, business creation, venture capital, technology, startups and social enterprises.

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