Computer scientists awarded $3M to bolster cybersecurity

A team of Cornell computer scientists has been awarded a $3 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to leverage reinforcement learning to make computer networks stronger, dynamic and more secure.

National Mall installation invites public to ‘let freedom ring’

An interactive bell tower designed by Paul Ramírez Jonas is one of six artworks featured in “Beyond Granite: Pulling Together,” which aims to create a more inclusive commemorative landscape on the mall.

Cornell alumna to lead CDC in pivotal era

Dr. Mandy Cohen ’00, the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a Cornell graduate whose path to public service was shaped in part by her major in policy analysis and management, and a semester in Washington, D.C.

Cornell economist co-edits PNAS issue focused on value of clean water

A new special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, co-edited by Cornell economist Catherine Kling, advances the science of measuring the public benefit of clean water.

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Students urge lawmakers to support financial aid

Twelve undergraduate students, representing six states, took to Capitol Hill last week for Student Aid Advocacy Day, speaking with members of Congress and their aides about the critical importance of federal financial aid.

Eleven doctoral candidates lobby on Capitol Hill

Ten Graduate School doctoral candidates, joined by one student from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medicine, traveled from Ithaca and New York City to Capitol Hill for Cornell Ph.D. Student Advocacy Day on March 29.

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Cornell program tackles Ukraine infrastructure needs

Former U.S. Senator Rob Portman will be one of the panelists at an event on Ukraine infrastructure reconstruction, held at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. and sponsored by the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy.

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Peace Games underscore options to war

The Cornell-sponsored Congressional Staff Peace Games brought high level House and Senate staff members together to game plan a nonviolent response to a simulated international crisis. Steve Israel, director of the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, directed the event.

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Michener advocates ‘Broadening the Tent’ at White House

Drawing on personal experience, Jamila Michener urged policymakers at a White House event to learn from beneficiaries of government programs and services.