Maria Fitzpatrick named to the National Academy of Social Insurance

The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has announced the election of Cornell economist Maria Fitzpatrick as a member. The honor recognizes her contributions in the areas of child and family policy, the economics of education, and retirement policy.

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‘Bombing among friends’: Historian probes Allied raids on Italy

In new book, Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science in the Department of Government, examines why Allied bombing raids during World War II killed tens of thousands of Italian civilians after the armistice signed in September 1943, when Italy was no longer an enemy.

Physician and health care reform expert to lead discussion

Prominent physician, author and health services researcher Martin Shapiro will speak at an event on the Ithaca campus. He will describe steps to reform the health care system and lead a discussion that is open to all.

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Experts assess innovative Cornell election study

An innovative Cornell-led survey paints a comprehensive picture of what Americans were thinking on Election Day in 2022 – and advances the science of surveys.

When recreational cannabis is legal, codeine demand drops

States that permit recreational use of cannabis see a reduction in demand for prescription codeine, an opioid with a high potential for misuse.

David B. Lipsky '61, pivotal ILR School leader, dies at 83

David B. Lipsky ’61, a renowned conflict resolution, negotiation and collective bargaining scholar, a former dean of the ILR School and the founding director of the Scheinman Institute, died Jan. 17 in Ithaca. He was 83.

Results of innovative Cornell-led public opinion survey to be released Friday

Results from the Cornell-led 2022 Collaborative Midterm Survey will be released Friday. The innovative survey of more than 19,000 Americans recorded opinions on a range of public affairs topics. It also will advance the science of survey research.

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Bronin confirmed as chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Appointed by President Biden, Bronin will lead the agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of national historic resources and advises the President and Congress on federal historic preservation policy.

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Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy celebrates 10 years of championing a better built environment

The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy is celebrating its tenth anniversary at a critical time. Congress has recently passed several major spending bills that will accelerate infrastructure development. Leaders of the Institute are also describing plans for the years ahead with the benefit of new financial support. 

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