To research the growing connections and potential disruptions at the intersection of technology and government – many of them related to artificial intelligence (AI) – professor Sarah Kreps launched the Tech Policy Lab in 2020. The lab examines how politics shapes the deployment of new technology that affects the lives of millions.
Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day March 11, in a 24-hour campaign bringing together Cornellians around the world to show their support for the university and compete in friendly challenges, a trivia night and more.
The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has been named as a 2020 climate policy "breakthrough" for government initiatives in Vietnam to increase agricultural production there while reducing methane emissions from rice paddies. According to Norman Uphoff, professor emeritus of government, "SRI is one of many forms of agroecological practice."
Rural Humanities will offer a webinar, “Black Land Matters: A Rural Humanities Webinar on Black Farming and Food Security,” on March 4, part of a conversation on Black land ownership, farming and food security.
Judith Peraino, professor of music in the College of Arts and Sciences, won a 12-month fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research artist Andy Warhol’s influence on pop and rock musicians in the 1970s.
Studying the consequences of elite taxation, Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology, he has found there are many misperceptions about tax flight—movement by the wealthy to avoid high taxes. He shares findings in The New York Daily News.
As part of its ongoing effort to encourage bipartisan dialogue and problem solving, the Cornell Institute for Politics and Global Affairs (IOPGA) and Government Department co-hosted a conversation with former Governor John Kasich and former Representative Susan Molinari (R-NY). The talk was moderated by Steve Israel, IOPGA director and former U.S. Representative (D-NY), and by Doug Kriner, IOPGA faculty director and Clinton Rossiter Professor in American Institutions at Cornell.
Individuals in a higher income bracket have made the most health-related changes to stay safe during COVID-19, according to a new study co-authored by Cornell economist Michèle Belot. The researchers examine the role of socioeconomic differences in explaining self-protective behavior.
The Biden administration plans to unveil its comprehensive immigration bill on Thursday alongside Congressional leaders. The following Cornell University experts, including Gustavo Flores-Macias, professor of government and the former Director of Public Affairs in Mexico’s Consumer Protection Agency, speak about the bill.