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Study: Grocery taxes increase likelihood of food insecurity

A new study co-authored by Harry Kaiser, the Gellert Family Professor of Applied Economics and Management, finds that even a slight grocery tax-rate increase could lead to food insecurity for many U.S. households.

Law clinic helped pave way for Malawi’s death penalty ban

Through the Malawi Resentencing Project, the International Human Rights Clinic and Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide have helped dozens of death row prisoners win reduced sentences or release.

Faculty profiles: From circular construction to academic law ambition

Meet Felix Heisel, Madeline Kneeland, Michelle Moyal and Brian Richardson, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.


Law student plays key role in blogger’s defamation defense

In a case won by Cornell Law School's First Amendment Clinic, law student Rob Ward addressed a novel question in New York state court concerning recent changes to state statutes intended to protect free speech in public matters.

“Once in a generation moment” discussed in ILR webinar

The course of labor could change dramatically during the Biden administration. On Monday, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and ILR School Dean Alex Colvin discussed what’s at play.

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Bartels lecturer speaks out on rising threats to democracy

"Home may have become a dangerous place for democracy to flourish now," said Nobel prize–winning economist Amartya Sen, this year’s Bartels World Affairs Fellow. His May 5 lecture was hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

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International relations minor sets graduates on global paths

The Einaudi Center's international relations minor prepares graduates for internationally minded careers, both abroad and in the United States.

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Ex-labor secretary to speak at ‘Future of Work’ event

Thomas Perez, U.S secretary of labor during the Obama administration from 2013-17 and chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2017-21, is the guest in the ILR School’s upcoming eCornell series “The Future of Work: Labor in America.”

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HumEcathon takes on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Human Ecology on May 1 held its fourth annual HumEcathon, a hackathon-style design challenge bringing together 27 undergraduates to work in multidisciplinary teams on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on campus.

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