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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the New York City Panel on Climate Change on June 11.

Virtual events at Cornell include a Russian conversation series; trainings on racism and allyship; a Congressional Black Caucus panel; a COVID-19 bereavement support group and live Alliance for Science talks.

Research by Steven Alvarado, assistant professor of sociology, finds a more consistent likelihood of incarceration for black Americans regardless of what kind of neighborhood they grew up in.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told New York farmers that the pandemic has exposed societal faults, including food insecurity and food supply chain weakness, at an online town hall meeting hosted by Cornell.

New Cornell-led research analyzes the notion of “swing” voters and develops a more general approach to identifying “pivotal components,” which are applicable to a wide range of systems.

Sandra Babcock, clinical professor at Cornell Law School, and Jon McKenzie, professor of practice in the Department of English, have been named 2020 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellows in Service Learning.

Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

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Sixteen faculty and professional staff members in state contract colleges at Cornell are receiving the 2019-20 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

A May 22 webinar tapped into Cornell’s expertise on the study of democracy, which is facing challenges all over the world and has been for a long time – long before the COVID-19 pandemic.