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COVID-19 Resources & Campus Reactivation Updates

Get the latest information and news about how the College is responding to the coronavirus pandemic and current plans to reactivate the Ithaca campus.

Arts & Sciences Resources    |   University Resources

Let curiosity be your guide.

Our research activities and academic programs are remarkably broad, but they share one characteristic: all are curiosity-driven. Exploring the unknown is central to our mission to be the nexus of discovery & impact.

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The College Welcomes New Faculty for 2020-21

Twenty-seven new faculty join the College this year, adding to our strengths in areas including inequality, climate change, behavioral economics, health policy, history of capitalism and moral psychology.

Meet the new faculty

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Klarman Fellowships

This premier postdoctoral fellowship program offers opportunities for early-career scholars of outstanding talent, initiative and promise to devote themselves to frontline, innovative research without being tied to specific outcomes.

Applications for 2021 are due on October 15. Learn more.

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Cornell Celebrates Toni Morrison M.A. '55

Our yearlong celebration kicks off with "The Bluest Eye" reading on Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hear Morrison's first novel read in its entirety by scholars, authors, poets, celebrities and members of the Cornell and Ithaca communities. Then, join in a Teach-In on Morrison's impact on Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Visit the Arts Unplugged website for more information.

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Racism in America Webinar Series

As calls to address institutional racism reverberate around the U.S., the College has launched a year-long webinar series featuring faculty experts and journalist moderators who will explore research-based discoveries and potential solutions to combat systemic racism and improve equity.

Learn more about this series and register for an event.

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