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‘Visions of Dante’ exhibition opens at the Johnson Museum

The new show celebrates the enduring legacy of the Italian poet and showcases Cornell’s Fiske Dante Collection, one of the most significant collections of its kind in the U.S.

NYC food delivery workers face a ‘harrowing world’

New York City’s app-based delivery workers regularly face nonpayment or underpayment, unsanitary or unsafe working conditions and the risk of violence, according to a new ILR School report.

AgriTech renovation supports learning for NYS ag industries

A $3.5 million renovation of Jordan Hall on the Cornell AgriTech campus will enable more distance-learning opportunities for entrepreneurs and workers in New York state’s food and farm economy.

Excavation to explore church’s role in Underground Railroad

Cornell researchers and students are poised to help shed light on the history of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, the world’s oldest active A.M.E. Zion Church.

Coyotes studied as stand-ins for endangered ferrets

By testing easier-to-study coyotes, researchers from the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab at the College of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe, have identified a range of lethal diseases threatening black-footed ferrets – one of the most endangered animals in North America.

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.

Around Cornell

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.