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The healing power of music

Alison Torrillo French ’95 writes about her experience singing with the chorus during Reunion 2022.
 Laura Niemi

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Laura Niemi wins Kaplan Family Fellowship

Niemi won for her work teaching applied moral psychology through community-engaged learning.
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Alumni honored with writing prizes

The Department of Literatures in English celebrates four alumni as winners of the 2022 Philip Freund Prize for Creative Writing.
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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.
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With visit to Taiwan, Pelosi upsets Xi-Biden’s balancing act

Government Prof. Allen Carlson comments on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
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Interns experience a memorable Washington summer

Students completing internships in Washington, D.C. through the Cornell in Washington program are experiencing an in-person summer.
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Book views virtual, real world through a new media artist’s eyes

In a new book, Tim Murray illuminates technological improvisation at the intersection of art and politics.
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Worms as a model for personalized medicine

“You need to figure out how to tailor biomedical recommendations to different people based on their individual metabolism."
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‘The Zelensky Method’ unpacks Ukrainian president’s panache

In an extended essay, Grant Farred focuses on actor-turned-wartime president, examining the intersection of pop culture and politics.
 Austin Bunn

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PMA prof honored with fellowship for screenwriting work

Austin Bunn, associate professor of performing and media arts, has been awarded a New York State Council for the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in screenwriting.
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Exploring life in front of a classroom

Stephanie Naing is working with sixth and seventh graders this summer who want to gain entrance into New York City's independent schools.
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Ice Age human footprints discovered in Utah desert

Altogether 88 footprints were documented, including both adults and children, offering insight into family life in the time of the Pleistocene.
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Chasing carbon from trees to soils

A group of students are doing field work and analysis on soil coming from a long-term forest fertilization experiment in several locations around Ithaca.
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Internship offers insights into banking career

Eros Georgiou ’25 is spending the summer exploring a career in banking, with help from a Summer Experience Grant.
Book cover: Corrections in Ink

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In a Brutally Honest Memoir, Alum Recalls Addiction and Imprisonment

Having returned to complete her degree in literatures in English, reporter Keri Blakinger ’11, BA ’14, now covers the prison system for the Marshall Project.
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Student researchers explore changing chemical reactions

Undergrads in the Musser lab are using ultrafast laser spectroscopy to understand how organic semiconductors behave when they absorb and emit light.
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Studying connections between animal-human health

Their map will visualize research about the spread of existing or known and new or emerging zoonotic diseases.
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Courts, not amendments, best route for constitutional reform

Since the mid-20th century, Congress has repurposed Article V of the U.S. Constitution from a tool for constitutional reform into a mechanism for taking positions on issues, according to research by David A. Bateman.
Anna Shechtman

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Get a Clue: Anna Shechtman Is a Star in the World of Crosswords

The Klarman Fellow (and future prof) is a regular contributor to the New Yorker—and she created a puzzle just for Cornellians!
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Satellite Imaging, Not Tourism, Is the Modern Space Race

While Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Elon Musk send people into orbit, real-time mapping of the Earth has much broader applications, writes Dean Ray Jayawardhana.
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