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.

White House adviser Landrieu, industry leaders tout infrastructure progress

The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP) at the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy joined with the American Enterprise Institute to host White House adviser Mitch Landrieu and a panel of infrastructure industry leaders.

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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.