Former prison students celebrate college degrees

In a July 10 ceremony at the Statler Hotel, the Cornell Prison Education Program honored graduates released since the start of the pandemic, which curtailed prison-based commencements.

Cornell Atkinson awards $1.4 million to new sustainability projects

Cornell Atkinson has awarded seed funding to nine interdisciplinary projects that address a range of sustainability topics.

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“Unprecedented workshop” highlights new infrastructure delivery methods

Top private and public sector leaders, academics, experts, and practitioners will meet for a workshop at Cornell Tech focusing on new methods of infrastructure delivery. The issue is especially timely because of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law by President Biden.

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Anthony Bellamy sworn in as Cornell Police chief

Bellamy, an 18-year veteran of the Cornell University Police Department and its first Black chief, will help lead the university’s transition to a new public safety structure as part of the Division of Public Safety.

Cornell to lead innovative midterm election survey

The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell $2 million to oversee the first federally funded midterm election survey in 20 years, engaging multiple partners and diverse methodologies.

Houlton: Invest in ag research to fight climate change

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

Cornell Law instructor advises NFL on diversity hiring

Michael L. Huyghue ’84, a former NFL general manager, has provided recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring practices and is meeting with each team’s leadership.

Two communication scholars receive global distinction

Because of their scholarly accomplishments and commitment to advancing global knowledge about communication, professors Lee Humphreys '99 and Jeff Niederdeppe have been elected as Fellows in the International Communication Association.

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AI regulations are a global necessity, panelists say

In a Cornell China Center webinar held May 27, legal scholars based in China, Switzerland and the United States surveyed artificial intelligence regulation across the world, identifying strategic similarities and local distinctions.

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