How did our housing get so expensive? Klarman Fellow dives into the history

Jacob Anbinder is finding political as well as economic reasons for the current housing crisis.

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Students, formerly incarcerated women draft bill for NYS Assembly

Students from the Brooks School’s State Policy Advocacy Clinic have teamed up with lawmakers and a community-based nonprofit representing formerly incarcerated mothers to introduce new legislation that would protect the rights of pre- and postnatal women in prisons and jails across New York.

Multiple city hubs, dispersed parks keep metro areas cooler

“Polycentric” development patterns can mitigate the urban heat island effect by distributing urban density and curbing the sprawl of impervious surfaces, a Cornell analysis finds.

New book charts a novel course for India’s social safety nets

new book authored by researchers at the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) argues that India needs to rethink its social safety nets in order to address these issues and realize its full potential.

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Constitutional law expert discusses free speech in the workplace

Charlotte Garden, professor of law at the University of Minnesota, lectured on the topic, “The Constitution and the Workplace: Exploring How the First Amendment Impacts Workers,” in Ives Hall. 

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Pandemic linked to 14% increase in underweight children in India

Malnutrition of Indian children rose dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.

Students debate free speech in the workplace

Students from ILR and the College of Arts and Sciences debated “Speechless: Should Union Organizers Have Free Speech Rights in the Workplace?” on Jan. 31 in Ives Hall, supporting the Freedom of Expression Theme Year.

Twelve new Klarman Fellows to pursue innovative, timely research in A&S

This fifth cohort of Klarman Fellows is the largest since the program was launched in 2019.

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Performance, book honor first Black American law graduate

At the height of the Civil War, 9-year-old George W. Fields made a daring escape to freedom with his family. He’d go on to become a member of Cornell Law School’s first graduating class, in 1890.