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Nexus Scholars Program applications now open

The program connects undergraduates with opportunities to work side by side with Cornell faculty over the summer.

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How to transform neighborhoods without destroying them

In a new book, Joseph Margulies ’82 proposes tools including neighborhood trusts to empower low-income residents to fight the threat of gentrification.

Modeling suggests friendships may lead to lopsided elections

New Cornell research uses mathematical modeling to show that friendship networks can distort a voter’s sense of an election’s outcome, resulting in the victory of politicians who do not represent the preferences of the electorate as a whole.

Visiting journalist humanizes the immigration issue

Molly O’Toole '09, the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist Fellow in the College of Arts & Sciences this semester, shared career advice, political insights and anecdotes from her work and life during two recent talks.

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Cornell in Washington interns on front lines of policy debates

From public health to voting rights, Cornell in Washington students are working on timely national issues this semester through internships at federal agencies including the CDC and Justice Department.

Center for Social Sciences awards fall ’21 grants

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences grant program, which supports social science research by Cornell faculty members and conferences that directly benefit Cornell faculty and students, has awarded $145,136 for 15 proposals for fall 2021.

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Making the case to reform international law enforcement

ILR Assistant Professor Desiree LeClercq argues that, while it will be difficult, international organizations must regain control over the enforcement of international law.

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Panelists: Coach salaries foster corruption in college sports

George Will and Martha Nussbaum discussed “The Future of Division I College Athletics: Sexual Assault and Academic Corruption” Oct. 28, as part of the Coors Conversation Series.

Radio interview discusses elections, voting and public service

Cornell undergraduate and Ithaca Common Council Ward 4 Alderperson Patrick Mehler, ILR '23, discusses the importance of elections, voting and public service on Election Day.

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