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Business Impact Symposium examines industry sustainability

The annual business symposium examines climate change resilience, community revitalization, social justice and reducing the clothing industry’s large carbon footprint.

Study: More exposure to political TV ads heightens anxiety

New research led by Jeff Niederdeppe, professor of communication, reveals that increased exposure to televised campaign ads is associated with increased odds of a person being diagnosed with anxiety by a doctor.

Conversation to highlight ‘afterlife’ of mass incarceration

The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research will host a virtual conversation April 19 with University of Chicago sociologist Reuben Miller author of “Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.”

Religion follows patterns of politicization during COVID-19

Religion protected mental health of members of several faith groups during the pandemic, but also constrained crisis response among some of the same groups, ultimately undercutting the overall effectiveness of public health efforts.

Cornell Atkinson, EDF partner on three sustainability projects

Cornell Atkinson and Environmental Defense Fund announce three new Innovation for Impact [link] awards for research projects that aim to accelerate problem-solving research and catalyze rapid integration of research into effective policy.

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Faculty examine racism ‘embedded’ in US health care

In a “Racism in America” webinar, four Cornell faculty members elaborated on ways the COVID-19 pandemic has shown race-based discrepancies in health care and health outcomes.

Library service interruptions and updates

Cornell University Library urges patrons to plan ahead of upcoming, temporary service interruptions.

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Climate change has cost 7 years of ag productivity growth

Despite agricultural advancements, a Cornell-led study shows that global farming productivity is 21% lower since the 1960s than it could have been without climate change.

Nature Rx: the many benefits of time outdoors

On March 25, Family and Children’s Service (F&CS) of Ithaca invited community members to learn more about Nature Rx and Donald A. Rakow’s research to measure the positive impacts of time spent in nature.

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