Students from all majors invited to mathematical modeling contest

The annual competition, slated for Nov. 10-13, allows students to work on open-ended real world problems, showcasing the multifaceted nature of applied mathematics. 

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Student hackathons focus on food, ag, animals, health and business services

The hackathons, run by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, are open to undergraduate and graduate students from any field and major and take place from Friday evenings through Sunday afternoon.

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Clearinghouse highlights aging, climate as interlinked risks

Cornell experts have launched the Aging and Climate Change Clearinghouse to promote research, policies and activism addressing the need to protect vulnerable older adults in the face of climate challenges.

Cornell leads NYS consortium for space tech development

Cornell is spearheading the New York Consortium for Space Technology Innovation and Development – a new initiative aimed at bolstering U.S. space technology research and manufacturing by uniting industry, academic and government partners.

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Cornell Brooks School welcomes four new faculty

Four new faculty bring expertise in a broad range of policy areas, including health care, contemporary security, the economics of education, social policy and inequality, demography, criminology, and development economics.

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Panel to explore reported rights violations of Uyghur children

Reported violations of children’s rights will be explored in a symposium entitled “Uyghur Children in China’s Genocide” on Fri., Oct. 27, from 1-5 p.m. in Goldwin Smith Hall, Rm. 76. The symposium will be hybrid; register in advance for the livestream.

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Organizing can give tenants power to effect change

In new research, Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, demonstrates how people within racially and economically marginalized communities can, through organizing, build political power in response to poor living conditions.

Symposium addresses complexity of free expression, law

Leading First Amendment scholars Jameel Jaffer and Eugene Volokh discussed the scope and boundaries of freedom of expression for the first Milstein Symposium, held Sept. 26 in Myron Taylor Hall’s Landis Auditorium.

Michener to direct new Center for Racial Justice and Equitable Futures

For her breadth of scholarship on racism and bias, Jamila Michener has been named the inaugural director of the university’s new center aimed at developing just and equitable public policy.