Computer-security researchers aim to prevent tech abuse

A Cornell Tech clinic has created a new approach to helping survivors of domestic abuse stop assailants from hacking into their devices and social media to surveil and harass them.

Nominations sought for faculty community-engaged learning awards

The David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement is accepting nominations for two awards that honor faculty excellence in community-engaged teaching and research. Nominations for the George D. Levy Teaching and Research Award and the Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship are due Monday, April 4, 2022.

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New 3D body-mapping tech helps consumers, the environment

The technology, developed in the Department of Human Centered Design, aims to improve the fit and design of clothing and increase the sustainability of online shopping.

Climate and agricultural economist Ariel Ortiz-Bobea will advise USDA on research priorities

Ariel Ortiz-Bobea says there is no greater threat to our food supply than climate change. He has been appointed to a USDA advisory panel where he will get to shape policy that leads to solutions.  

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Student podcast explores changing face of archaeology

A group of graduate students from Cornell is collaborating with students across the country to create a scholarly podcast focused on issues of diversity in archaeology.

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Unbuild better: a Collegetown case study in deconstruction

A project led by Felix Heisel and community partners is investigating deconstruction’s potential as a more sustainable alternative to building demolition, a source of significant waste that contributes to climate change.

Brooks health economist John Cawley takes leadership role with international organization

John Cawley, a health economist at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, will help lead an international organization of health economists. As a member of the Board of Directors of the International Health Economics Association, Cawley will help the group apply economics to health and health care systems while also assisting young researchers at the start of their careers. 

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Center offers tools for culturally responsive research, practice

The Cornell Center for Cultural Humility facilitates culturally responsive research, practice and policy that is inclusive across race, ethnicity, class and other markers of identity.

Cornell celebrates Morrison’s birthday with screening, roundtable

Cornell will celebrate the birthday of alumna and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison MA ’55 from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 18 with a screening of the film “The Foreigner’s Home” (2017), followed by a roundtable discussion.

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