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Expert on domestic worker rights to give ILR lecture Oct. 15

McGill University law professor Adelle Blackett, will deliver the Industrial and Labor Relation's annual Cook-Gray Lecture, Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Four Cornellians tapped for NYS climate advisory panels

Four Cornellians have been appointed to three climate advisory panels that will inform the NYS Climate Action Council to draft a plan toward a zero-carbon state economy by 2050.

ILR research: Workers selling their creativity short

Brian Lucas, assistant professor of organizational behavior in the ILR School, reports that while people think their creativity wanes as they work on a project, on the whole it remains constant – or actually improves.

Dyson student tells Assembly how to fix NYS food insecurity

Food insecurity can be blamed on unemployment economics rather than on coronavirus hot spots, doctoral candidate Anne Byrne said in testimony Sept. 9 before at a New York State Assembly hearing.

Passion for 3D printing, engineering fuels veterinary startup

First-year veterinary student Sean Bellefeuille’s startup creates anatomical models of animals with a 3D-printer. These models help veterinary surgeons better prepare for surgery on their patients.

Algorithm boosts efficiency, nutrition for food bank ops

Cornell systems engineers examined data from a busy New York state food bank and, using a new algorithm, found ways to better allocate food and elevate nutrition in the process.

Biopesticide startup gets $750K more in NSF funding

Ascribe Bioscience, a Cornell-based startup and UNY I-Corps alumni, has won a $750,000 National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Phase II award.

NSF funding to help erase upstate NY’s digital divide

The NSF has awarded $1.5 million to Cornell engineers to help bridge New York’s digital divide by designing the nation’s first statewide Internet of Things public infrastructure.

In face of crisis, equitable farming systems grow in Nigeria

As millions of Nigerian farmers flee the militant group Boko Haram, a Cornell-trained Nigerian scientist is providing support to create a more profitable, equitable future – especially for the many farmers who are women.