Students find support and opportunity at Tapia conference

A delegation of more than 50 faculty, students and staff from Cornell Bowers CIS attended the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing conference in D.C.

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Work with communities to reduce hunger, expert tells White House panel

The conference sought to unite the public and private sectors around a coordinated strategy to drive change in the U.S. to end hunger, and improve nutrition and physical activity.

“Equity in Focus Summit” is Sept. 22

The ILR School and U.S. Department of Labor will host government officials, labor leaders and workers. 

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Interns experience a memorable Washington summer

From witnessing a massive peaceful protest to contributing to the success of an international effort to feed the hungry, students completing internships in Washington, D.C. through the Cornell in Washington program are experiencing a summer to remember.

Courts, not amendments, best route for constitutional reform

Once used as a tool for constitutional reform, Congress has repurposed Article V of the U.S. Constitution into a mechanism for taking positions on issues, according to new Cornell research.

Houlton: Invest in ag research to fight climate change

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

Michener testifies to House on role of universal health insurance

Cornell professor Jamila Michener testified March 29 before a congressional committee that universal health insurance coverage would not only address health inequities among people of color, but strengthen the U.S. democracy.

Sophomore earns spot in summer program in D.C.

Mar’Quon Frederick will spend the summers of 2022 and 2023 in Washington, D.C., participating in internships, seminars on government and economics, and leadership and professional development workshops.

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Student muralist explores public art, policy link

Junior Nate Reilly jumpstarts his own artistic career while working to enhance the arts from a systemic and policy-oriented lens as a participant in the Cornell in Washington program.