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Tech/Law Colloquium features privacy, COVID and incarceration

The Technology and Law Colloquium – a hybrid Cornell University course and public lecture series – returns this semester with talks from 13 leading scholars who study the legal and ethical questions surrounding technology’s impact in areas like privacy, sex and gender, data collection, and policing.

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Dogs return to outdoor adventures after disc injuries

The neurology service at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals helped Tanner and Gidgie, dogs from the same family that both suffered from painful spinal issues.

Uncertainty colors pandemic workplace decisions

Valerie Reyna, the Lois and Melvin Tukman Professor of Human Development and co-director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research, recently answered questions about workplace risk.

Few US workers aware of COVID sick leave protections

Even with federal provisions aimed at protecting workers, instances of sick people being unable to take time off tripled during the pandemic, new Cornell research has found.

Festival takes listeners on musical pilgrimage around Arts Quad

The ReSounds Festival Sept. 4-5 kicks off a yearlong project focused on innovation in acoustic instruments and includes installations at the Johnson Museum and concerts each day beginning at 4 p.m. that take listeners on a pilgrimage to various locations around the Arts Quad.

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Students’ satellite mission explores earliest universe

A new program provides undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences with hands-on experience in developing innovative small spacecraft missions in high-priority areas of space science.

Students’ project expands mental health information in NJ

Two Cornell undergrads are helping people in their hometown access mental health care for their children and leading teen groups in conversation.

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New engaged course supports NYS rural schools

A new Cornell engaged learning course, co-sponsored by the Rural Schools Association of New York State, aims to help under-resourced schools identify critical funding needs, then seek grant funds to support programming.

Boots in the books: Veterans succeed at academic prep camp

Sixteen student veterans participated in a virtual Cornell academic boot camp to help them transition into higher education.