New endowed scholarship honors academic excellence and is largest gift in Sloan Program history

Reginald M. Ballantyne III, MBA ’67 is a prominent health care industry leader and longtime supporter of Cornell programs. He has endowed a scholarship that is the largest gift in the history of the Sloan Program in Health Administration in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.  

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Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy Celebrates First Anniversary

Inaugural Dean Colleen Barry offers a celebratory toast as the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy marks its first anniversary with a party at the Statler Hotel, attended by more than 300 students, faculty, staff and friends of the school. 

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Why test prep for children focuses on math exams

New research shows that the reason children show more progress on math exams than on English exams partially stems from incentives embedded in the way standardized tests are designed.

Public administration graduate program has new name that aligns with its new home

The Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) has a new name. It is now the MPA Program at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, and the degree name will be the Cornell Brooks School MPA.

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Study to unmask the true cost of food for NYS agencies

Researchers seek to support New York’s food and agriculture producers by calculating the “true cost of food,” which takes into account hidden costs like climate, environmental, fiscal, health and workers impacts.

Clean Water Act turns 50: conference celebrates progress, fosters connections

The Social Cost of Water Pollution conference, sponsored by Cornell Atkinson, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act and brought together academics and EPA officials.

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Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

Following concern on energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research says that carbon capture and renewable energy may help mining operations reduce their wasteful footprint.

Student team will seek public’s views on planetary defense

Sarah Kreps, director of the Brooks School Tech Policy Institute, will direct two students as they analyze public opinion concerning planetary defense - how governments react when asteroids or comets are plunging toward earth.

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New technique boosts online medical search results

A Cornell-led group of researchers has developed an online search method that employs natural language processing to identify terms that are semantically similar to those for cancer screening tests, but in colloquial language.