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Afghan women scholars find safe haven at Cornell

The nine undergrads will be arriving on campus through December, thanks to robust international and cross-campus collaborations. Cornell has pledged support until they graduate.
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Mapping RNA Regulation in Human Immune Cells

With an award from the National Institutes of Health, Hojoong Kwak, molecular biology and genetics, will research mechanisms that regulate gene expression.
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Highly Selective, Energy-Efficient Chemical Separations

With a CAREER award, Phillip J. Milner, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is developing sponge-like crystalline materials known as metal-organic frameworks (MOF).
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Music department partners with student groups for Slope Day competition

Various musical groups and organizations at Cornell are creating a competition,"Big Red Idol," with winners performing at Slope Day 2022.
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Forces That Drive the DNA Highway

Motor proteins carry out vital biological processes as they travel along our DNA strands. Michelle Wang investigates the mysteries of how they move.
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Masks protect better than distancing, study finds

New research shows the maximum risks of being infected by the coronavirus for different scenarios with and without masks.
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Graduate School recognizes over 40 new NSF GRFP recipients

Arts and Sciences doctoral students David Esparza and Anna Whittemore are among 44 Cornell graduate students selected as new National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) fellows.

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Nexus Scholars Program applications now open

The program connects undergraduates in A&S with opportunities to work side by side on research with Cornell faculty from across the College.
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How to transform neighborhoods without destroying them

While studying police reform in Providence, Rhode Island, in 2017, Joseph Margulies ’82 got to know the city’s Olneyville neighborhood, which had forged a new relationship with police and seen crime rates plummet.
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New center will integrate human development research

Cornell’s new Center for Integrative Developmental Science will strengthen Cornell as a leader in human development research across the lifespan.
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A 'freedom church' unearths its Underground Railroad history

Cmembers and a multidisciplinary team of Cornell faculty and students have been collaborating to learn more about St. James A.M.E. Zion Church by doing an archaeological dig.
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Popular Music Course Makes its Winter Session Debut

Cornell’s Winter Session has always been a great way for students to earn credits, but many may not realize that some popular courses, often closed out during the spring and fall semesters, are also available during the winter.
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eLab student entrepreneurs make their first pitches to NYC alumni

Students in 20 businesses pitched their ideas to 150 Cornell alumni, investors and friends during the eLab pitch night Nov. 11 at Cornell Tech in New York City.
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Cornell, Ithaca College effort moves housing project forward

Research from a team of Cornell and Ithaca College faculty and students provided key insights to Tompkins County legislators as they recently approved funding for a new housing program to help formerly incarcerated people.
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The most important meeting yet for global pandemic response–and drugmakers

As global health leaders meet to chart the future of pandemic response, equity between nations must take top priority, Basu writes.
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arXiv founder Ginsparg wins Einstein Foundation Berlin Award

The inaugural Einstein Foundation Berlin Award for Promoting Quality in Research by the Einstein Foundation has been awarded to Paul Ginsparg, professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of information science in the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, for his work in developing arXiv.org, the first platform to make scientific preprints immediately available globally.
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Modeling suggests friendships may lead to lopsided elections

Have you ever thought about not voting because your candidate’s victory seems assured? Think again.
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Three professors elected as APS fellows

Kyle Shen, Kin Fai Mak and Lawrence Gibbons named APS fellows.
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Student spotlight: Ben Fried

Ben Fried is a doctoral candidate in English language and literature from Ottawa, Canada.
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Community partnerships honored at 2021 TOGO awards

The Underground Railroad Project at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, the Foodnet Meals on Wheels program, and Khuba International and the Learning Farm received collaboration awards for partnering with Cornell to improve the lives of Tompkins County residents.
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