Examining the impact of drone warfare on world order

An upcoming book by a Cornell doctoral student explores a new field of study related to the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, typically referred to as drones, in warfare.

Glass half full: Cornell’s COP26 delegation returns informed, inspired

Cornell COP26 delegation fueled the climate conversation in Glasgow, building new and unexpected connections to catalyze extraordinary change with support from Cornell Atkinson.

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Shifting meetings, conventions online curbs climate change

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown humanity a new way to reduce climate change: Nix in-person conventions. Putting meetings online can reduce carbon footprints by 94%, says a Cornell study.

Policy student receives Mitchell Scholarship

Aadi Kulkarni ’22 received a prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in social data analytics at University College Dublin next year.

Three Cornellians named Schwarzman Scholars

Shaheer (Shawn) Haq ‘21, Daniel James II ’22 and Xiaochen (Brian) Ren ‘22 were elected to join the seventh cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, a program that nurtures a network of future global leaders.

Smartphone use contributes to teacher ‘technostress’ in India

Rama Adithya Varanasi, a Ph.D. candidate in the field of information science, spent six months studying hundreds of teachers in rural and urban communities to understand how different aspects of smartphone use and governance were causing significant technology-related stress.

Journalists discuss human costs of immigration policies

Journalists Sonia Nazario, Nadja Drost and Molly O'Toole shared stories of their work covering immigration and national security during a Dec. 1 on-campus event.

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Stem-cell breakthrough could preserve diverse livestock breeds

A livestock genome repository of living stem cell cultures could preserve livestock diversity to ensure sustainability and resilience in the face of climate change.

New initiative elevates Cornell as leader in AI

Cornell is launching a bold new initiative in artificial intelligence that will expand faculty working both in core areas, as well as the nearly unlimited domains affected by advances in AI.