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Lawmakers: Find common ground to help heal democracy

A conversation with the co-chairs of the Problem Solvers Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives kicked off the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs’ Campaign for the Future of Democracy on Jan. 13.

Cornell helps develop NYS effort on telehealth reform

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has accepted new proposals to expand access to telehealth – developed with the Reimagine New York Commission Telehealth Working Group, co-chaired by President Martha E. Pollack.

ILR initiative bridging gap between legal system, employment

The Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative in November held the first two of four scheduled live online educational trainings for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Office of Second Chance Employment.

Experts: To save public health, release immigration detainees

Immigrants in detention centers have a heightened risk of COVID-19 infection, and detainees should be released into their communities, according to a report co-authored by a pair of Cornell researchers.

Food scientists mentor international COVID-19 task force

Food businesses and consumers coping with COVID-19 impacts in five countries in Asia and Africa now have access to customized resources, and experts mentored by the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University.

NYPA to get climate change science lessons from Cornell

The New York Power Authority is partnering with the Cornell Climate Smart Solutions Program to deliver a comprehensive training program to its nearly 2,400 employees in New York.

Inspired by his education, alumnus creates fast COVID-19 test

Alumnus Greg Galvin, the 2014 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year and founder and CEO of Rheonix, is ramping up production of an automated, same-day test for the virus that causes COVID-19.

Sustainability meeting focuses on social justice, environment

The 2020 State of New York Sustainability Conference – held online Dec. 2-4 – focused on connecting human health, social justice, feeding the world and protection of the environment.

2020 TOGO awards recognize community as ‘a place of heart’

The 10th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards – known as the TOGOs – took on the warmth of camaraderie as three community partners were recognized in a virtual event Nov. 21 for their neighborly teamwork.