Cornell helps displaced scholars rebuild lives, careers

From a sociologist accused of treason to a political cartoonist to an Afghan artist, displaced scholars fleeing conflicts in their home countries have found refuge at Cornell, which has hosted more Institute of International Education scholar and artist fellows than any other university in the world. 

Cornell Law School Breaks Through Barriers to Public Service Law Careers

Beginning in June 2024, Cornell Law will increase the salary cap eligible for full reimbursement for federal loans from $80,000 to $120,000 for graduates in public service jobs. Further, Cornell Law will also offer partial reimbursements for those with salaries between $120,000 and $150,000.

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Four faculty receive 2024 Carpenter Advising Awards

Faculty members from the ILR School and the colleges of Human Ecology and of Arts and Sciences have received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards, which recognize sustained and distinguished contributions to advising undergraduates. 

License suspensions disproportionately hurt marginalized

Researchers from the Brooks School combined DMV suspension records with drivers’ ZIP code data and found that drivers from marginalized communities were disproportionately impacted by both nonpayment and noncompliance suspensions.

Satellite images of plants’ fluorescence can predict crop yields

Cornell researchers and collaborators have developed a new framework that allows scientists to predict crop yield without the need for enormous amounts of high-quality data – which is often scarce in developing countries, especially those facing heightened food insecurity and climate risk. 

Expert defends free speech rights, ‘content neutral’ policies

Former ACLU president Nadine Strossen discussed First Amendment issues with Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff and a panel of student leaders on April 29 in Willard Straight Hall.

Freedom of Expression debates reflect civil discourse

Four events and several contentious issues later, the series modeled meaningful exchange, says Senior Associate Dean Ariel Avgar.

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China’s bid to decarbonize may have hidden costs

A new paper attempts to quantify how decarbonizing the China Southern Power Grid, which provides electricity to more than 300 million people, will negatively impact river basins and will reduce the amount of cropland in China.

Summer Session Spotlight: Dr. Chip Gagnon on “Making Sense of World Politics”

GOVT 1817 Making Sense of World Politics will be taught online this summer by Dr. Chip Gagnon from June 24-July 12. The three-credit class will examine ways to think critically about global politics and develop informed ways of discussing them.

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