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Humanities students present diverse research projects

Humanities students studying an array of topics presented their work at the A.D. White House.
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Harrison College Scholars tackle interdisciplinary research projects

This year’s graduating class of Robert S. Harrison College Scholars presented their final theses during a daylong event May 7 in Goldwin Smith Hall.
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Einaudi awards fund global research and activities

Seed grants, student travel grants and internships totaling $355,000 in the 2021–22 academic year supported international work done by many A&S faculty and students.
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Self-fulfilling rankings boost agencies’ power, influence

Cornell researchers developed a theoretical model that suggests an explanation for ratings produced by firms like Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and Fitch, or the World Bank.
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Student Spotlight: Vaibhav Sharma

Vaibhav Sharma, doctoral candidate in physics from Delhi, India, studies the quantum mechanical behavior of ultracold atoms.
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CHESS celebrates 75 years of synchrotron light

Sixty feet below the Cornell University campus, at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), researchers utilize X-rays that are 100 million times more intense than Röntgen's first beams of light.
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Is Russia headed for a return to Stalinism?

Putin can’t reconstruct the regime that Stalin built, or save Russia from chaos, professor Sidney Tarrow writes in Washington Post analysis.
Graduating A&S Seniors in the class of 2022

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Grateful to be together: Meet the extraordinary class of 2022

Hear about the Cornell experiences of some of the amazing students in our graduating class.
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History Brothers: A Chat with Evan Earle ’02, MS ’14, and Corey Earle ’07

Steeped in Big Red lore since childhood, they ponder their favorite artifacts, what Ezra would think of today’s University, and more
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Dragonflies use vision, subtle wing control to straighten up and fly right

As one of the oldest insect species on the planet, dragonflies are an early innovator of aerial flight.
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Arts and Sciences faculty honored for teaching, advising excellence

"These faculty members and graduate teaching assistants have made tremendous contributions for the benefit of our students, guiding their educational paths and molding their experiences."
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The 2030 Project to marshal faculty to solve climate crisis

Fueled by the collaborative spirit of Cornell’s faculty, the 2030 Project is helping to remove silos, activate research and leverage existing expertise across all disciplines to find solutions now.
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Jellyfish’s stinging cells hold clues to biodiversity

Biologist Leslie Babonis studied sea anemones to understand how a neuron could be reprogrammed to make a new cell.
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Finland, Sweden considering NATO not surprising given historical context

The announcement marks a turning point but is not entirely surprising from a historical perspective, says professor Cristina Florea.
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Team reveals first image of the black hole at our galaxy’s heart

Cornell researchers contributed to the first direct visual evidence of something compact and very massive at the center of the Milky Way.
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Migrations grants fund worldwide interdisciplinary projects

Cornell faculty and their community partners will tell the stories of local migrant farmworkers, use documentary film to better understand climate change and dispossession, learn how migratory birds are affected by drug trafficking and more.
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New Frontier Grants push boundaries in A&S research

The College has awarded seven New Frontier Grants totaling $1.25 million to faculty members pursuing critical developments in areas across sciences and humanities.
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Chef Irene Li ’12, BA ’15, marries culinary verve and social action

The Boston restaurateur and dumpling maven now boasts a James Beard Leadership Award.
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Students honored for local community impact

Temilola (Lola) Adepoju ’22 and Claire Deng ’22 are among graduating seniors who have shown exceptional town-gown leadership and innovation.
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Undergraduate psychology conference to feature diverse research

Thirty-five students will present on topics from implicit bias in person perceptions to early-life adversity in prairie voles and more.
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