MEDIA ALERT: Experts available on war in Ukraine

Cornell faculty members are available to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its implications globally.

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Carol Anne Barsody, a master’s student in archaeology, is working with electrical and computer engineering student Jack Defay ’22 to create a 3D model of a mummified bird from Cornell’s Anthropology Collections – one of several interdisciplinary collaborations that Barsody has undertaken to research this ancient artifact. Read the article in the Cornell Chronicle.

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Kate Bronfenbrenner, director of labor education research at the ILR School, says that corporate employers will often try to distract from charges filed against them by ignoring agencies and then declaring them “corrupt, boars, and illegitimate.” 

Eswar Prasad, professor of applied economics and policy, writes this opinion piece about the challenges decentralized finance poses for regulators.

“There are good reasons for regulators and policymakers to encourage these up-and-coming technologies,” says Mario Herrero, the study’s co-author and scholar at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. “Politicians must remain aware [of] unintended negative consequences and commit to mitigating changes that are ethically concerning, including harms to disadvantaged workers and hard-hit local communities and small producers.” 

Coverage of research about how global warming affects dairy cows by Joseph McFadden, associate professor of animal science. 

“The two countries are trying to signal very clearly that they’re in the pro-democracy camp, and they don’t want to be aligned with countries that are seen as acting in opposition to democracy,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government and law.

“Right now, we have a relatively good handle on saying when there’s a heatwave, we know how much worse this was compared to a world where we wouldn’t have had any climate change, and things like that,” said Flavio Lehner, assistant professor of earth and atmospheric sciences.