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Molly O’Toole ’09, an immigration and security reporter with the Los Angeles Times, is one of the recipients of the inaugural Pulitzer Prize for audio journalism for her work on episode of “This American Life.”


Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.


More communities can protect their residents from water shutoffs, through oversight or publicly owned water utilities, according to a new policy research paper co-authored by Mildred Warner, professor of city and regional planning.

William A. Jacobson, an expert in securities arbitration, says it’s tough to compare the current economic downturn to earlier ones, due to its health-related roots and wide-ranging scope.

Cornell Atkinson has announced its first two Rapid Response Fund grants aimed at helping find solutions to issues created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, an employment and labor expert, says businesses affected by the pandemic will weather the economic storm more successfully if they collaborate with their workforces.

Ian Kysel, visiting assistant clinical professor of law, helped draft principles for protecting migrants and refugees during the pandemic that have been endorsed by more than 800 scholars.

Rachel Beatty Riedl, an expert in international studies, says Africa is the first place to look for an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, given Africa’s success in dealing with the Ebola virus.

Congressmen Tom Reed and Josh Gottheimer discussed the need for a bipartisan policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic during an April 23 "teletown hall" hosted by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs.