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Bitcoin mining yields climate chaos, faculty tell NYS Assembly

Four Cornell faculty testified to the NYS Assembly Oct. 27 on how firing up once-shuttered carbon-based power plants – to process cryptocurrency – could pause environmental progress.

YTI receives grants, refunding of ADA Center

Two federal funded projects will improve job opportunities for people with disabilities.

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“Startup Cornell” podcast features Cornell Tech entrepreneur

JP Pollak, co-founder and chief architect at The Commons Project Foundation, which is working on a universal vaccine app, is the guest for the fifth episode of the Startup Cornell podcast.

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Coors forum to explore assault, corruption in college athletics

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

AAP Launchpad: 1 evening, 3 departments, 11 books

Join the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning on Monday, October 25, 5–7 p.m., for a special event showcasing recent books and volumes written and edited by AAP faculty. 

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Michener testifies to House committee about health care

Health is an exceptionally expensive resource in the United States, “though it should not be,” political scientist Jamila Michener told the House Rules Committee on Oct. 13.

Registration opens for online Winter Session 2022

Registration is now open for Cornell's Winter Session 2022. You can choose from a wide range of online courses taught by Cornell faculty during the three-week period from Jan. 3-21. Enrollment is open to anyone interested in taking a class—from undergrads and high school students to alumni and any motivated adult.

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Weiss teaching awards honor 10 exceptional faculty

President Martha E. Pollack on Oct. 18 announced the winners of Stephen H. Weiss Awards honoring a sustained record of commitment to the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate students and to undergraduate education.

ILR student sworn in to serve on Ithaca Common Council

Patrick Mehler ’23 hopes to drive engagement between City Hall and the 6,000 people who live in his Collegetown-area district, the 4th Ward.