China expert, present at Xi visit to US, aims to cool tensions

Professor Jessica Chen Weiss, an expert on U.S.-China relations, was among the attendees of the dinner following President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic summit on Nov. 15 in San Francisco.

ILR partnering with HBCUs to study Black worker organizing

Project findings are expected to yield richer detail on the experiences of Black workers in the South and may translate to more impactful organizing efforts in the future.

Winter Session course spotlight: "Designing Healthy and Hospitable Environments”

"Change-making: Designing Healthy and Hospitable Environments" (DEA 1112), offered this Winter Session online, explores how design innovations can have a positive impact on the everyday life of people in hospitality, health care and senior housing areas. The course also helps students explore possible careers.

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Entrepreneurs talk about disruption, growth and the power of AI

Cornell entrepreneurs shared wisdom, advice and ideas during Eclectic Convergence 2023 at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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Panelists: Democracy depends on a free, healthy press

Journalists find themselves challenged by mistrust and polarization from both sources and audiences, according to experts at a recent panel as part of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year.

NYS families to access more fresh produce via $8M USDA grant

Cornell researchers are helping to improve and expand a program that makes fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetable more affordable for New York state families with low incomes.

Farm-to-school food program a net positive, study finds

Farm-to-school programs, which bring healthy foods to children and support rural economic development, actually work from an economic perspective in at least one upstate New York school district, according to new Cornell research.

Author and anti-slavery activist to speak on cobalt mining in the Congo

Siddharth Kara, award-winning author and anti-slavery activist, will discuss the immense toll cobalt mining has had on the people and environment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at noon on Friday, November 10.

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Tompkins County living wage sees an ‘unprecedented’ increase

ILR researchers have calculated the 2023 living wage for Tompkins County is nearly 10% higher than in 2022, the highest increase in three decades. The most important factor driving the new figure is the increased cost of housing.