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Project aims to prevent abuse in encrypted communication

Mitigating abuses of encrypted social media communication, on outlets such as WhatsApp and Signal, while ensuring user privacy is the focus of a five-year, $3 million NSF grant to a multidisciplinary Cornell research team.

Cooperative Extension in NYC: ‘Uniquely suited to help’

Cornell Cooperative Extension supports residents of every borough in New York City, thanks to its long-standing community relationships and faculty research and expertise.

Radio interview highlights 50th anniversary of FGSS/LGBT at Cornell

Professor Durba Ghosh, Professor in the Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences, discusses the 50th anniversary yearlong celebration of Cornell's women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) programs at Cornell.

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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.

Weaving inclusivity, style into wearable tech

Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, uses knitting and weaving techniques to make on-skin devices that express the wearer’s personality.

People influence others – for better or worse

In her new book released this week, ILR associate professor Vanessa Bohns illustrates why individuals fail to recognize their own influence, and how that lack of awareness can lead to missed opportunities or accidental misuse of our power.

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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Police union websites preserved by library archive

The Cornell University Library archive of 165 police union and association websites will support research on a range of issues including police reform and accountability.

Lonely mice more vocal, more social after isolation

Female mice showed a “profound effect” from acute isolation, dramatically increasing their production of ultrasonic vocalizations as well as non-vocal activity, a new Cornell psychology study found.