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March 8 event to elevate women artists on Wikipedia

Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon uses the power of research to celebrate the lives and works of underrepresented women artists.

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Indian MP Rahul Gandhi to speak on democracy March 2

Rahul Gandhi, member of India’s Parliament and former president of the Indian National Congress, will join Kaushik Basu for an open conversation on democracy, development, and life in politics, India, and the world March 2.

System of Rice Intensification recognized for climate policy impact

The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has been named as a 2020 climate policy "breakthrough" for government initiatives in Vietnam to increase agricultural production there while reducing methane emissions from rice paddies.

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Study: European unions’ support varies for precarious workers

In many cases, unions in Europe have helped nonunionized workers whose jobs are precarious, according to new Cornell research.

Kasich: To solve America’s problems, work together

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich decried the negativity of current politics and urged people across the political spectrum to work together to find solutions during a conversation Feb. 17.

Students’ vaccine videos go viral

Doctoral students Rob Swanda and Juliana González-Tobón have taken the internet by storm with their videos that take some of the mystery out of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Jenny Goldstein named faculty fellow at Cornell Center for Social Sciences

Jenny Goldstein, an assistant professor of global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named a 2021-22 faculty fellow in the Cornell Center for Social Sciences to develop an ambitious research project focused on environmental rehabilitation in Indonesia.

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How human behavior is reshaping the world

As an environmental sociologist and professor of global development, Jack Zinda is analyzing global challenges surrounding relationships between human groups and environments from rural communities in China to metropolitan areas straddling the Hudson River in New York State. 

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Porciello to join journal editorial committee at Data & Policy

Jaron Porciello, an information and data scientist in the Department of Global Development, has been named as an area editor for Data & Policy, an open access journal dedicated to the potential of data science to address important policy challenges.

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