Service-learning helps students help communities

College students – who have the time and energy to serve as well as the desire to learn – are well positioned to advance their education while helping communities prepare for potential disasters, according to a new book co-edited by a Cornell researcher.

Students explore law in NYC during summer course with internship

Prelaw in New York City features a four-credit course, "Introduction to the American Legal System," taught using the Socratic method used at most U.S. law schools and some selective internships. 

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Whole-message AI communication seen as more useful

Employing AI to write full messages in an arena where personal correspondence is crucial – representative government – appears to be more effective than using AI to generate individual sentences, according to new Cornell research.

Former Costa Rica president: Love can change the world

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, former president of Costa Rica, spoke at the Bartels World Affairs Lecture on how he dealt with challenges related to democracy and the environment during his presidency from 2018 to 2022.

Facing floods, nonwhite homeowners prepare, protect property

In flood-prone New York, non-white homeowners are more likely to take active measures – like protecting a furnace or installing a sump pump – to prepare for deluge, says Cornell research.

Dashboard details surge in NYS eviction filings

New York state saw a resurgence of eviction proceedings after a nearly two-year moratorium ended in early 2022, with rates that year exceeding pre-pandemic levels in 40 of 62 counties, according to an ILR School analysis of census and court data.

New College Scholars research climate, health care, legal interpretation

Twenty sophomores in the College of Arts & Sciences will design their own interdisciplinary courses of study as the newest members of the Robert S. Harrison College Scholar Program.

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Enrollment now open for Summer Session 2023

Students from Cornell and other universities are invited to enroll now for Cornell’s Summer Session, which will feature on-campus, online and off-campus courses. Students can earn up to 15 credits taking regular Cornell courses.

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Drones in modern war: evolutionary or revolutionary?

Paul Lushenko and Sarah Kreps are experts in military drone policy. In a newly published article, they have reviewed the arguments about the impact drones have on combat. They find a middle ground between those who say drones represent an evolutionary step in warfare hardware and those who contend drones will revolutionize conflict. 

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