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In 13 homes across the country last week, ILR School seniors received letters they wrote to their future selves nearly four years ago as students in Associate Professor Adam Seth Litwin’s Freshman Colloquium cohort.

Culminating four years of rigorous military training, five Cornell seniors became officers in the U.S. Navy, and one in the U.S. Marine Corps, in virtual ceremonies May 22. Three more will take the oath May 29.

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded nearly $110,000 in rapid response grants to help faculty pursue nine research projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economists Eleonora Patacchini and Marco Battaglini found that federal appellate judges, who are randomly assigned to judicial panels, are more likely to hire women to court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues.

G. Peter Lepage, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics, and Thomas Pepinsky, professor of government, have received two of Cornell’s highest honors for faculty members.

The average American adult is exposed to nearly 600 alcohol ads on TV each year, and more exposure is linked to higher levels of drinking, according to a Cornell study.

Students reflected on their learning experiences and future goals in community engagement as they completed a leadership certificate program this spring.

Risk communicators must get trust, tradeoffs and preparedness right as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, according to Cornell experts Dominic Balog-Way and Katherine McComas.

Rob Scott, director of Cornell Prison Education Program, has organized 14 New York colleges and universities to provide masks for every person incarcerated in the state – nearly 43,000 people.