President Pollack message on Supreme Court decision

President Martha E. Pollack issued a statement, committing to Cornell’s “core values,” following the Supreme Court’s decision June 29 to strike down admissions policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina.

Vague language impacts perceptions of vaping risks, study finds

In a study involving 16 focus groups, a multidisciplinary research team found that uncertain and vague language on the warning labels of electronic cigarettes was confusing and reduced risk perceptions.

Political philosopher Richard Miller dies at 77

Richard William “Dick” Miller, the Wyn and William Y. Hutchinson Professor in Ethics and Public Life Emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, who brought deep moral insight to philosophical theory and matters of social and political justice, died June 9. He was 77.

Cornellian UN climate authors warn of ‘extreme’ risk to people, food systems

As world governments prepare the first-ever Global Stocktake, assessing whether they are living up to climate targets, Cornellians’ research is playing a critical role. 

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Teaching the ethics of data science through immersive video

As society ponders the dangers and unknowns of AI, Liz Karns is giving statistics students a first-hand look at the potential implications for users of large-scale predictive models, in hopes of increasing their empathy and awareness of unintended consequences.

Steve Shiffrin, expert in First Amendment law, dies at 82

Steve Shiffrin, the Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law, Emeritus, a renowned legal scholar widely recognized for his contributions to the field of constitutional law, particularly the First Amendment, died May 29 in Ithaca. 

Health care subsidies for all immigrants a must: analysis

Recent uncertainties regarding the legal status of the DACA program underscore the urgency for policymakers to reassess long-standing restrictions on government-sponsored health care subsidies for immigrants.

Giving with impact: How one alumna is assisting many Afghans

Nell Cady-Kruse ’83, MBA ’85 is proud to support Cornell's Scholars Under Threat initiative and Afghan Assistance Clinic at the Law School.

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Castro, Davis named Brooks School Distinguished Policy Fellows

Julián Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and former Congressman Tom Davis (R-Virginia) will serve as the inaugural John W. Nixon ’53 Distinguished Policy Fellows at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.