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Science journalists on the pandemic: ‘We couldn’t trust our regular sources’

From flame wars on twitter to sleepless nights, four of the country’s leading science journalists spoke of the challenges they’ve faced covering the COVID-19 pandemic during an April 28 event hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences.
 A.D. White House, home of the Society for the Humanities

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Humanities students share wide variety of research in spring event

More than 30 students who have conducted research will present their work in a virtual conference May 6-7. One panel investigates the ideas of Goldwin Smith, while other presentations focus on migrant workers in Singapore, political violence in Africa and other topics.
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A&S students win prestigious Truman, Goldwater scholarships

Three students in the College of Arts & Sciences have been honored with Harry Truman and Barry Goldwater scholarships.
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Top science journalists explore challenges of covering COVID

Four science journalists leading the way in coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic will discuss their experiences in an upcoming College of Arts & Sciences virtual event April 28.
Archana Podury

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Alumna chosen for Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Archana Podury ’18, has been named a 2021 fellow in the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program, a merit-based graduate school program for immigrants and children of immigrants.
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‘Asiamnesia’ tackles racial stereotypes in entertainment industry

“Asiamnesia,” being presented online April 15-17 by the Department of Performing and Media Arts, explores the stereotypes that plague Asian/Asian American actresses throughout their careers, but also celebrates their versatility and endurance.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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