Worker-centered policy doesn’t center on all workers

Assistant Professor Desirée LeClercq argues for more worker voice in U.S. “worker-centered’ trade policies.

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Digitization program calls for applications

Making a difference one digital collection at a time, the library's grants program partners with faculty and Ph.D. students.

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Humanities Scholars explore future careers through legal internships

Prameela Kottapalli ’23 and Louise Wang ’23 spent the summer in New York City learning about the complex processes of the legal system.

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Cornell-led team among DOE’s lithium-extraction finalists

A team led by Greeshma Gadikota from the College of Engineering was named a finalist for a national prize to domestically extract lithium – an essential ingredient for a greening world.

Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.

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Teachers critical to detecting and reporting child maltreatment

School closures during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic may have resulted in at least 5,500 fewer reports of endangered children, according to a new study showing teachers’ essential role in the early detection and reporting of child maltreatment.

Fighting for worker rights takes psychological toll

New ILR research shows that individual workers who file claims over workplace rights violations suffer emotionally. 

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Warner wins Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award

Mildred Warner, professor of city and regional planning in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been honored for her work to promote age-friendly communities and public health in Tompkins County, New York.

Rapid response media research will promote equity

Citing the urgent need for more effective and equitable health communication, Cornell and two other universities are collaborating on a unique research endeavor that will quickly identify developing public health issues, address conflicting messages and counter misinformation.