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Gregor Siegmund

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Grad student wins fellowship to connect research to policy

Gregor-Fausto Siegmund, a doctoral student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was recently awarded the Ecological Society of America’s Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award.
Taylor Shuler
Taylor Shuler

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College names new director of human resources

The College of Arts & Sciences will welcome a new director of human resources, Taylor Shuler, beginning on April 1. Shuler, senior HR business partner in the Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science and Cornell Engineering HR Service Center, will take over for Sara Bloxsom, who’s worked in the dean’s office for more than 36 years, 27 of those directing the college’s human resources efforts and who is retiring this year.
mother and daughter in field

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Webinar explores issues for Southeast Asian refugee communities in U.S.

An April 1 webinar, “Critical Refugee Studies: Militarism, Migration, and Memory-work,” will bring together three leading scholars of refugee studies to explore those questions as they relate to a range of humanitarian efforts, refugee and migration policies, as well as artistic/cultural practices and performances that have formed in the wake of U.S. wars in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
AI Revolution

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Panel to examine the intersection of artificial intelligence with ethics, politics and policy

The April 15 Arts Unplugged virtual event will be moderated by Andrew Ross Sorkin ’99, of CNBC and The New York Times.
comic showing ghost, McGraw Tower and COVID mask

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Alumnus shares public health messages through comic illustrations

What began as a class project exploring a fraught period of Ithaca history has transformed into a COVID-related comic that Leo Levy ’20, hopes can reach people with a lesson from the past and an accessible message about public health.
Student and dad on Libe Slope
Amy Crouch, right, and her dad Andy, relax on Libe Slope

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How to make peace with your phone (and other screens)

Amy Crouch ’22 thinks fellow students should take a look at the ways tech influences their lives.
student near water

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Student’s Hawaii experience reinforces environmental classwork

Carl Beach '22 wasn't giving up on a semester abroad -- he decided to take a semester off to work on an organic lettuce farm and learn more of what he's been studying in his environmental education classes.
Walter LaFeber sitting in front of a bookcase, smiling
Cornell University Walter F. LaFeber, the Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Department of History.

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New professorship honors Walter LaFeber

Tom Pepinsky will be the inaugural Walter F. LaFeber Professor.
woman standing by a wall

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College Scholar graduate takes position in local DA’s office

Ariana Marmora ’11 was a College Scholar with interests in government, philosophy, intellectual history, comparative literature and public service.
Jessica Chen Weiss

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Russekoff lecture focuses on U.S.-China relations

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, will be the featured speaker for this year’s Mitzi Sutton Russekoff ’54 Lecture, hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences on March 16.
Ulfar Erlingsson and Nonny de la Pena

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Milstein program offers events on data privacy, virtual reality

The Milstein Program is hosting two events this semester open to the public
Students with masks on in snow
Aurora Mu ’24, front, makes the most of a recent snowfall with friends

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First-year students make the best of a Zoom-filled year: ‘You’re a lot taller than I would have imagined’

In some ways, the Class of 2024 is managing better than many people might have expected.
Ryan McCullough and Lucy Fitz Gibbon

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Music duo contributes to new album

The talents of two Cornell music faculty members are featured on a newly-released recording, “Beauty Intolerable: Songs of Sheila Silver.”
Molly O'Toole
Molly O'Toole

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Pulitzer Prize winner named A&S Distinguished Visiting Journalist

Molly O’Toole ’09 is an immigration and security reporter with the Los Angeles Times.
Goldwin Smith Stairs

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Four A&S faculty honored with endowed professorships

The naming of these additional endowed professors continues the college’s priority to recognize faculty excellence and accomplishments.
Poster showing people sitting on porch

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New series connects students, community with artists and scholars

A new initiative from the Department of Performing and Media Arts, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Latina/o Studies Program is inviting students and community members to engage in hands-on workshops and conversations with artists and arts/performance scholars. The next visit is Feb. 18.
AD White House

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Humanities scholars begin first year undertaking diverse paths of discovery

Students in the program undertake their own independent, interdisciplinary undergraduate research in the humanities.
Illustration of Toni Morrison

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Cornell continues Morrison celebration with colloquium, reading, film

A panel of scholars will examine Morrison's life and work during a panel on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
woman at the piano
Jeff Fusco Pianist Michelle Cann playing Florence Price's Piano Concerto in One Movement with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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ONEcomposer partners with Philadelphia Orchestra for Florence Price premiere

Cornell music faculty are working with the Philadelphia Orchestra to bring to light the works of a historically erased composer.
Goldwin Smith foyer

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Trustees approve new Department of Literatures in English name change

Faculty members say the change from the Department of English to the Department of Literatures in English better reflects the world and the department’s diverse fields of study.
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