Hospital-at-home programs lack standards, accountability

More research and oversight are needed before making permanent a pandemic policy that allows hospitals to treat acutely ill patients in their homes, according to new Cornell research.

New York’s fertility rate drops, average age of mothers rises

A decline in New York’s childbirth rate is showing no sign of reversing and many women are waiting longer to have children, according to newly compiled data from the Program in Applied Demographics in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.

Cornell economist co-edits PNAS issue focused on value of clean water

A new special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, co-edited by Cornell economist Catherine Kling, advances the science of measuring the public benefit of clean water.

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Historian explores limits of justice for enslaved women in Virginia

In her new book, historian Tamika Nunley explores the personal stories of Black women and girls who struggled against enslavement and the limited justice that was available to them in early Virginia.

Incubator to support projects for work and social change

The Yang-Tan WorkABILITY Incubator, recently launched through the ILR School’s Center for Applied Research on Work, will support innovative applied research projects and collaborations.

Vaccine campaign research highlights the power of individual self-interest

People who refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19 had low levels of social trust, weak attachments to the rule of law, and were less willing to honor collective commitments to the greater good, according to Cornell research published today.

Sloan Program in Health Administration rises in rankings

The Sloan Program in Health Administration in the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy has once again been ranked among the best in the nation. The new U.S. News rankings have the program rising to the No. 8 spot. 

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Law team opposes South Carolina’s electric chair, firing squad

Faculty, students and alumni affiliated with Cornell Law School's Capital Punishment Clinic are leading a legal fight to prevent South Carolina from executing condemned prisoners by methods they argue are cruel and unusual.

Attorney and author to discuss the law and the reality of asylum

Hear two perspectives on racism and xenophobia in U.S. refugee policy at the annual Koen-Horowitz Lecture on Wednesday, April 26. The keynote speakers include a prominent attorney and an author who is a refugee. 

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