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Roper Center launches Health Poll Database

Researchers and anyone interested in a range of health-related topics now have access to decades’ worth of public opinion with the launch of the Health Poll Database, a new resource created and curated by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell.

New department unites veterinary medicine and public health

The College of Veterinary Medicine launched its new Department of Public and Ecosystem Health Oct. 25 after extensive campus consultation. This is the college’s sixth academic department and its first new department in more than 20 years.

Entrepreneur of the Year to be honored at NYC entrepreneurship conference

Jessica Rolph ’97 MBA ‘04, the 2021 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, will be one of the featured speakers for the 2021 Eclectic Convergence conference Nov. 12 at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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Transdisciplinary film explores Trinidad and Tobago

"We Love We Self Up Here" is a documentary film that's an extension of Cornell's fall 2019 Mellon Collaborative Seminar titled Atmospheric Pressures: Climate Imaginaries and Migration in the Caribbean.

Partnering with traditional healers boosts HIV testing in Uganda

Partnering with traditional healers improves uptake of HIV tests in rural Uganda, according to a trial by Weill Cornell Medicine and Mbarara University of Science and Technology investigators.

Coors forum to explore assault, corruption in college athletics

George Will and Martha Nussbaum will discuss “The Future of Division I College Athletics: Sexual Assault and Academic Corruption” Oct. 28, as part of the Coors Conversation Series.

Michener testifies to House committee about health care

Health is an exceptionally expensive resource in the United States, “though it should not be,” political scientist Jamila Michener told the House Rules Committee on Oct. 13.

Tracker promotes consistent learning for incarcerated students

The tool was developed by a programmer for the Cornell Prison Education Program and a new $600,000 grant from Ascendium Education Group will support the further development of both the tool and models to expand the project nationwide.

Electric sheep: Grazing in arrays supports economy, climate

A new USDA-funded project seeks to increase coordination and logistical services for farmers grazing sheep under solar arrays.