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Tech/Law Colloquium features privacy, COVID and incarceration

The Technology and Law Colloquium – a hybrid Cornell University course and public lecture series – returns this semester with talks from 13 leading scholars who study the legal and ethical questions surrounding technology’s impact in areas like privacy, sex and gender, data collection, and policing.

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Coors forum will explore truth and freedom of expression

The first event of the 2021 Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series will feature Princeton’s Robert P. George and Union Theological Seminary’s Cornel West.

Police union websites preserved by library archive

The Cornell University Library archive of 165 police union and association websites will support research on a range of issues including police reform and accountability.

Alumna broke ground for women as Nevada Supreme Court Justice

The Nevada county commissioner who told Miriam Shearing ‘56 that women don’t belong in the courtroom could never have predicted how those words would motivate Shearing throughout her life.

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Radio interview highlights local "Reimagining Public Safety" initiative

Deanna Carrithers, Chief Equity and Diversity Officer for Tompkins County, updates progress on the County and City of Ithaca's joint "Reimagining Public Safety" initiative.    

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New engaged course supports NYS rural schools

A new Cornell engaged learning course, co-sponsored by the Rural Schools Association of New York State, aims to help under-resourced schools identify critical funding needs, then seek grant funds to support programming.

More than 10% of older adults at risk of elder abuse

A study involving researchers from the College of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medicine estimates the incidence of elder mistreatment in New York state and advances understanding of key risk factors.

Narrative approach can change minds on child care spending

When it comes to increasing public support for policies and programs related to early childhood education, the target audience should determine the type of message used, according to Jeff Niederdeppe, professor of communication in CALS.

Boots in the books: Veterans succeed at academic prep camp

Sixteen student veterans participated in a virtual Cornell academic boot camp to help them transition into higher education.