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Cornell is joining a collaboration of 36 colleges and universities committed to building the field of public interest technology and preparing a generation of civic-minded technologists.

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell recently announced its first partnership with a major public library system, providing access to its archive of poll questions through the America’s Voice Project.

Sergio Garcia-Rios, assistant professor of government and Latina/o studies, is leading Univision’s polling of Latino voters through the 2020 election cycle.

Is the American dream alive? Steve Israel, director of Cornell’s Institute of Politics and Global affairs, shared his thoughts on the subject as part of a panel discussion during the recent “State of the American Dream” event in New York City.

Sales representatives’ “detailing” visits increased drug firm revenues but did not improve prescribing quality, according to a study co-authored by Colleen Carey, assistant professor of policy analysis and management.

Quiet rooms and friendly nurses sway hospitals' patient satisfaction scores more than medical quality or survival rates, according a new study by Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology.

Establishing a strong legal foundation is critical when launching a new business; a Feb. 20 webinar hosted by Celia Bigoness of the Cornell Law School will offer legal advice to budding entrepreneurs.

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The deadline is May 1 for students to apply for a Kheel Center Undergraduate Research Award, for undergraduates pursuing original research or creative projects under the guidance of a faculty member.

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The event, “Roundtable on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Public Health, Politics and Global Perspective,” was held Feb. 11 on Cornell’s Ithaca campus.