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ILR’s prison job fair opens doors for incarcerated

Twelve employers, along with a former inmate now working as a union carpentry representative, met with 78 incarcerated men Oct. 4 at the Queensboro Correctional Facility in New York City.

Ag-to-energy farmland use is focus of new $2.4M grant

The USDA and the NSF have awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to a team of Cornell researchers who will study how ag-to-energy land-use conversions could impact food production.

Adam Schiff discusses impeachment inquiry, national security

The congressman discussed his work as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and his leading role in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump during an Oct. 10 visit to Cornell.

Pundits: Illiberalism poses threat to democracy

Journalists Andrew Sullivan and Ezra Klein discussed whether illiberalism is corroding democracy in the second installment of The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series.

Cornell tackles ‘migrations’ global challenge

Researchers from every corner of Cornell are mobilizing to tackle one of the grand challenges of the modern era – migration – with a new initiative that launched Oct. 1.

Cornell Law School launches India Law Center

Cornell Law School launched its Cornell India Law Center on Sept. 26 with a lecture by Richard Verma, vice chairman and partner at the Asia Group and former U.S. ambassador to India.

Cornell expert urges Congress to reform infrastructure policies

Testifying Sept. 25 before the U.S. House Budget Committee, Rick Geddes proposed numerous policy reforms to improve the delivery of major infrastructure projects.

LaFeber-Silbey Lecture to look back on 1970s U.S. power

Historian Francis J. Gavin will discuss the importance of the 1970s in U.S. and world history in this year’s LaFeber-Silbey Lecture, Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m. in Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall.

‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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