Cornell Brooks School welcomes four new faculty

Four new faculty bring expertise in a broad range of policy areas, including health care, contemporary security, the economics of education, social policy and inequality, demography, criminology, and development economics.

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Panel to explore reported rights violations of Uyghur children

Reported violations of children’s rights will be explored in a symposium entitled “Uyghur Children in China’s Genocide” on Fri., Oct. 27, from 1-5 p.m. in Goldwin Smith Hall, Rm. 76. The symposium will be hybrid; register in advance for the livestream.

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Organizing can give tenants power to effect change

In new research, Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, demonstrates how people within racially and economically marginalized communities can, through organizing, build political power in response to poor living conditions.

Symposium addresses complexity of free expression, law

Leading First Amendment scholars Jameel Jaffer and Eugene Volokh discussed the scope and boundaries of freedom of expression for the first Milstein Symposium, held Sept. 26 in Myron Taylor Hall’s Landis Auditorium.

Michener to direct new Center for Racial Justice and Equitable Futures

For her breadth of scholarship on racism and bias, Jamila Michener has been named the inaugural director of the university’s new center aimed at developing just and equitable public policy.

Digitization program calls for proposals

Interested in creating lasting digital collections? The library invites expressions of interest by Oct. 1; with full proposals due Nov. 1.

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Hayes and Johnson win graduate, professional teaching prize

Professors Galina Hayes (College of Veterinary Medicine) and Sheri L. Johnson (Law) have each won Cornell’s highest honor for teaching and academic advising in programs that lead to an advanced degree.

Legal experts to discuss scope, boundaries of free expression

On Sept. 26 at Cornell Law School, a conversation between First Amendment scholars Jameel Jaffer and Eugene Volokh headlines the universitywide theme year's first Milstein Symposium, presented by the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation.

First JFI-Brooks Fellowships fund studies of government anti-poverty programs and AI policy

The first JFI-Brooks Fellowships scholars will research regulatory frameworks for artificial intelligence and the long-term impact of welfare reform-era policy changes on recipients and their children.

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