Donica Thomas Varner, vice president, general counsel and secretary at Oberlin College, has been named vice president and general counsel at Cornell. Her appointment was approved April 8 by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees.
The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research will host a virtual conversation April 19 with University of Chicago sociologist Reuben Miller author of “Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.”
Training and resources supporting municipal officials can help incorporate biodiversity into local land use planning, according to research led by Shorna Allred, evaluating a program in New York's Hudson Valley.
As chief counsel to New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio, Kapil Longani ’97 has helped shape the city’s plans for reopening schools, creating outdoor dining protocols, and thinking through legal issues around COVID testing and vaccine distribution.