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Radio interview with community activist Richard Rivera on prison education and re-entry from incarceration

Radio interview with community activist and former prison inmate Richard Rivera about prison education and re-entry into society.

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Cornell experts advocate for ag diversity, food security

Cornell Cooperative Extension and faculty experts discussed opportunities to diversify agriculture and address food insecurity during a New York State Senate hearing on April 13.

Two Class of 1978 alumni win ILR School’s top awards

John Bickerman and Mary Millman have been named the 2021 winners of the Groat and Alpern awards.

Water crisis took toll on Flint adults’ physical, mental health

The Michigan city’s adult residents suffered a range of adverse health symptoms potentially linked to the water crisis that began in 2014, with Black residents affected disproportionately, according to new research.

Fear year: Pandemic politics made us anxious, but hardly safer

Pandemic politics fostered existential anxiety globally that has exacted a material and mental toll while dodging difficult moral dilemmas, according to Cornell research.

Creating equitable opportunity in Buffalo and beyond

For more than four decades, ILR’s Lou Jean Fleron has been making western New York a better place for working people, by leading community-based economic development programs.

Roundtable to track authoritarian trends across Southeast Asia

In Authoritarianism and Democratic Backsliding in Southeast Asia – a virtual roundtable on April 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET – panelists will discuss how rising authoritarianism is reshaping politics in Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

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Award recipient builds Migrations community at Cornell

Migrations postdoctoral fellow Eleanor Paynter received the International Studies Association’s 2021 Lynne Rienner Publishers Award for Best Dissertation in Human Rights. Since arriving at Cornell last summer, Paynter has raised Migrations’ visibility on campus and beyond.

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Atmospheric travel: Scientists find microplastic everywhere

By sea or by land, microscopic shards of plastic are more ubiquitous than science had known, according to a new study led by researchers at Cornell and Utah State University.