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Male entitlement hurts women, Manne writes in new book

Kate Manne, an associate professor of philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences, tackles male entitlement in her second book, “Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women,” released Aug. 11.

Benjamin Houlton named dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Benjamin Houlton, director of the John Muir Institute of the Environment and professor of global environmental studies at the University of California, Davis, has been named the Ronald P. Lynch Dean, effective Oct. 1.

Lee Teng-hui, Ph.D. ’68, former Taiwan president, dies at 97

Lee Teng-hui, Ph.D. ’68, the first popularly elected president of Taiwan, who helped guide the island toward prosperity and democracy, died July 30 in Taipei. He was 97.

Panel: Pandemic has exposed long-standing health inequities

“Systemic Racism and Health Equity,” a webinar hosted July 23 by the Cornell Center for Health Equity, featured insights from three expert panelists and moderator Jamila Michener, associate professor of government and center co-director.

Grant supports Cornell University Press open-access effort

A new grant awarded to Cornell University Press by the National Endowment for the Humanities will support open-access scholarly publication and help offset the impact of COVID-19 on nonprofit university press publishing.

Roper Center collection remembers, amplifies Black voices

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell has identified and made available more than 80 years of public opinion surveys of Black Americans and U.S. public views of Black America.

Study finds food safety practices benefit small farmers

A new Cornell study finds that when small-scale farmers are trained in food safety protocols and develop a farm food safety plan, new markets open up to them, leading to an overall gain in revenue.

Steep NYC traffic toll would reduce gridlock, pollution

Cornell and the City College of New York research shows that by creating steep tolls for cars to enter Manhattan, traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced.

Short stays in solitary can increase recidivism, unemployment

Research co-authored by Chris Wildeman, professor of policy analysis and management, compared the outcomes of Danish inmates who were or were not placed in disciplinary isolation after committing similar infractions.