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A&S initiative launches with webinar about abolishing police

The Politics of Race, Immigration, Class and Ethnicity, a new initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences, will hold its first event, a webinar featuring discussion about the abolition of police, July 27 at 1 p.m.

Book touts internet that works for all, not just Silicon Valley

Engineering Professor Stephen Wicker chats with Dipayan Ghosh, Ph.D. ’13, who was an advisor at the White House and then a researcher at Facebook before writing a new book about digital privacy issues.

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Cornell supports legal challenge of U.S. visa restrictions

Cornell has joined an amicus brief supporting Harvard and MIT's challenge of a Trump administration directive that would deny visas to international students who take only online classes this fall.

Two doctoral alumnae named Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

Two doctoral alumnae have been named 2020 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows.

Law clinic helps NYTimes win access to COVID-19 data on race

The Cornell Law School First Amendment Clinic, working on behalf of its client, The New York Times, helped secure the release by the Center for Disease Control of previously unseen data that provides the most detailed look yet at nearly 1.5 million American coronavirus patients.

Law School’s new online master’s teaches language of law

The Master of Science in Legal Studies, a 20-month program offered primarily online, aims to help full-time business professionals navigate the legal regulations and issues impacting their industries.

Steep NYC traffic toll would reduce gridlock, pollution

Cornell and the City College of New York research shows that by creating steep tolls for cars to enter Manhattan, traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced.

Panel: Protests ‘a defining moment’ in quest for racial justice

Four members of the Congressional Black Caucus shared reflections on race and justice in America and potential legislative solutions during a virtual discussion June 15 hosted by Cornell's Institute of Politics and Global Affairs.

Law School clinic scores First Amendment win in Geneva

Cornell Law School’s First Amendment Clinic and co-counsel Greenberg Traurig, LLP scored a victory last Thursday for citizen journalist Jim Meaney and his blog “The Geneva Believer.”