Teaching the ethics of data science through immersive video

As society ponders the dangers and unknowns of AI, Liz Karns is giving statistics students a first-hand look at the potential implications for users of large-scale predictive models, in hopes of increasing their empathy and awareness of unintended consequences.

Steve Shiffrin, expert in First Amendment law, dies at 82

Steve Shiffrin, the Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law, Emeritus, a renowned legal scholar widely recognized for his contributions to the field of constitutional law, particularly the First Amendment, died May 29 in Ithaca. 

Health care subsidies for all immigrants a must: analysis

Recent uncertainties regarding the legal status of the DACA program underscore the urgency for policymakers to reassess long-standing restrictions on government-sponsored health care subsidies for immigrants.

Giving with impact: How one alumna is assisting many Afghans

Nell Cady-Kruse ’83, MBA ’85 is proud to support Cornell's Scholars Under Threat initiative and Afghan Assistance Clinic at the Law School.

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Castro, Davis named Brooks School Distinguished Policy Fellows

Julián Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and former Congressman Tom Davis (R-Virginia) will serve as the inaugural John W. Nixon ’53 Distinguished Policy Fellows at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.

Student veterans help launch Veterans Law Practicum

Launching in fall 2023, the practicum will enroll 10 Cornell Law students each semester who will help  veterans access benefits, disability claims, legal information and advice.

Kreps: Generative AI holds promise, peril for democracies

Generative artificial intelligence threatens to undermine trust in democracies when misused, but may also be harnessed for public good, Sarah Kreps told the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on May 19.

Cornell debuts biotech, pharma management program

A new biotech and pharmaceutical management program offered through the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy will allow students to explore industry trends and cutting edge research with a cohort of peers, executives and renowned faculty from the university.  

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Lipsky professorship extends legacy of ILR School leader

A gift to establish a new dispute resolution faculty professorship was made through the estate of an inseparable couple who shared their hearts with generations of ILRies.