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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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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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Students reflect on Marsalis visit: ‘He really touched my soul’

Wynton Marsalis visited campus Nov. 1-6 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large.
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Humanizing the immigration issue

Molly O’Toole '09, this semester's Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist Fellow, shared career advice, political insights and anecdotes from her work and life during two recent talks.
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Journalists to discuss role of reporting in immigration debate

Three Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters and authors will be on campus Dec. 1 for an event that will also be livestreamed on eCornell. Register now!
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Morrison’s son visits campus for film screening

The son of Toni Morrison M.A. ’55, will visit campus Nov. 9 for a film screening and discussion of “The Foreigner’s Home,” a documentary based on Morrison’s monthlong guest-curated 2006 series of cultural events at the Louvre.
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‘Still a long way to go:’ Looking back on the start of women’s studies at Cornell

As Cornell's women's studies program celebrates its 50th anniversary this year – along with the 30th anniversary of the LGBT studies program – faculty and alumni from the early days of the program are remembering the barriers they hurdled, as well as the support they received, as they sought to establish the program in 1972.
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Arts Unplugged: Marsalis offers Nov. 6 concert with wind symphony

A.D. White Professor-at-Large Wynton Marsalis will visit campus the week of Nov. 1, offering a concert with the Barbara and Richard T. Silver ’50, MD ’53 Cornell Wind Symphony, open to the public, and a talk open to members of the Cornell community.
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New A&S program expands undergrad research opportunities

The Nexus Scholars program will leverage the student-to-faculty ratio and the vibrant research enterprise in A&S to expand opportunities for students, while also enhancing the culture of collaborative scholarship at Cornell.
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Applications open for new humanities prize

Undergraduate students interested in the intersection of religion and politics or society can now apply for a new prize, to be given out next spring.
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College names Donna Lynch-Cunningham as new director of human resources

The College of Arts & Sciences will welcome a new director of human resources, Donna Lynch-Cunningham, beginning on Oct. 4. Cunningham was previously human resources divisional director for the James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.
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Author: World’s greatest ideas came from interdisciplinary teamwork

The collaborative nature of innovation was one of the key messages author Steven Johnson delivered during a campus visit Sept. 22, as a guest of the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity.
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‘More inspired than ever:’ Cornell students start their journeys in law, med school

Cornell students successfully navigated the application process despite the COVID-19 pandemic and are headed to some of the country’s top professional schools this fall.
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Best-selling science writer to talk about epidemics, life expectancy, innovation

New York Times best-selling science and technology writer Steven Johnson will visit campus Sept. 22 to meet with students and faculty and offer a talk to the Cornell community, “20,000 More Days: How We Doubled Global Life Expectancy in Just 100 years.”
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New Fellowships support diverse scholars in the humanities

Two recent A&S doctoral graduates are new ACLS Emerging Voices Fellows and Cornell will also be hosting an ACLS post-doctoral fellow in the Department of History.
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Students explore 9/11 from multiple perspectives in new class

This fall, 20 juniors are exploring that time period in a new class, “Introduction to the Humanities: Afterlives of 9-11.”
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FGSS/LGBT programs plan yearlong anniversary celebration

Faculty, staff, students and alumni are planning a series of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Cornell’s women’s studies program, now Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS), as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activism and advocacy on campus.
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‘Already part of a great community’

Four career connections events this summer helped students meet alumni for advice as they navigate their journey.
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Alumna broke ground for women as Nevada Supreme Court Justice

Miriam Shearing '56 pushed for justice for all litigants, but especially for women, children and people of color in a justice system that is sometimes biased against them.
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