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Shortlist Announced for Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature

The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature recognizes excellent writing in African languages and encourages translation from, between and into African languages.
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World court decision sets ‘new precedent’ for cultural heritage protection

Professors Adam Smith and Lori Khatchadourian comment on the International Court of Justice's decision on cultural heritage protection.
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Smell and situation, entangled in our brains

With an award from the National Institutes of Health, a team of Arts & Sciences researchers is investigating neurological links between smell and context—like location.
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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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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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Student Spotlight: David Esparza

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Esparza chose Cornell for his Ph.D. because of its commitment to evidence-based teaching methods, its continued support of undergraduate field science education, and the friendly culture at Cornell EEB.
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What to read in 2022? A&S faculty weigh in

A&S faculty offer book and poetry recommendations for the new year.
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Two juniors receive Caplan Travel Fellowships

Garrett Emmons '23 and Hannah Master '23 won fellowships worth $5,000 to study and conduct research in Italy and Israel, respectively.
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Declining birth rate reflects difficulty of combining work and child rearing

Prof. Vida Maralani comments on the declining birthrate in the U.S.
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Migration treaty violations, trade central to U.S.-Mexico-Canada summit

Prof. Gustavo Flores-Macías comments on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada summit on Nov. 18, 2021.
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Infrastructure bill comes amid all-time high distrust of water

Africana Prof. Jerel Ezell comments on Pres. Biden's infrastructure bill.
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Contentious issues between U.S., China unlikely to be resolved by zoom call

Associate professor of government Allen Carlson comments on the scheduled meeting between President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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Mass atrocities in Ethiopia could get worse as federal state loses ground

Political scientist Oumar Ba comments on the escalation of the yearlong war in Ethiopia.
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President Pollack shares community updates

President Martha E. Pollack shares some updates from across the Cornell community.
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COP 26 ushers ‘new domain of geopolitics’ as Russia demands sanction relief

Historian Nicholas Mulder comments on Russia's demand for sanction relief.
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Japan’s imperial laws may doom the royal family

Historian Kristin Roebuck comments on the consequences of the marriage of Japan's Princess Mako.
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Disability advocate Eli Clare to speak on COVID-19

Disability justice advocate Eli Clare has been chosen as a Distinguished Visiting Collaborator in the Central New York Humanities Corridor, and he will be hosted for two virtual talks by the Cornell Society for the Humanities in partnership with the Syracuse University Humanities Center.
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White House acknowledges ‘right to stay home’ for climate migrants

Historian Maria Cristina Garcia comments on the report released this week by the White House on climate change and migration.
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Progressives make sacrifices to win Manchin, Sinema

Government professor David Bateman comments on the budget bill negotiations in Congress.
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