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Milstein Program bridges tech and humanities virtually

The 2020 summer segment of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, held virtually because of the pandemic, immersed students and instructors in imaginative explorations of sound, color, curation and culture.

ILR School to celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2020-21

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations was founded in 1945 to help resolve labor-management conflict by educating both business and labor leaders.

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Grant will fund study into COVID outcome disparities in NYC

Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Center has been awarded a two-year, $1.5 million NIH grant to investigate how social and biological factors help determine COVID-19 outcomes in New York City patients.

In 3D simulation, shoppers prefer stores with more distancing

New York City residents are four times more likely to choose a store where shoppers respect 6 feet of distancing than one where no one is social distancing, according to a Cornell experiment using 3D simulation.

Two pediatricians share Weill Cornell’s Drukier Prize

Dr. Sallie Permar and Dr. Stephen Patrick have been jointly awarded Weill Cornell Medicine's fifth annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research.

Randomness theory could hold key to internet security

In a new paper, Cornell Tech researchers identified a problem that holds the key to whether all encryption can be broken – as well as a surprising connection to a mathematical concept that aims to define and measure randomness.

Panel explores contexts of controversial monuments

In “Racism and the Future of Memorials,” a July 13 webinar, architects and scholars discussed Confederate monuments, transitional justice memorials and the remnants of black heritage in Harlem.

Listeria protein provides a CRISPR ‘kill switch’

A single protein derived from a common strain of bacteria found in the soil will offer scientists a more precise way to edit RNA, according to new Cornell food science research.

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.