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New Global Asia minor expands study options for undergrads

Students throughout the university can now minor in Global Asia Studies, with faculty approving the new area of study in May.
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Elizabeth Bundschuh

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Persistence and a little bit of luck: Finding a job during the pandemic

Members of the Class of 2021 are showing their resilience, graduating with exciting offers and embracing the next part of their journey.
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Alumnus, professor team creates data insight company

Reality Check Insights delivers data insights related to people’s attitudes, preferences and behaviors.
Joe Connolly ’72, left and Jay Branegan ’72, right
Joe Connolly ’72, left and Jay Branegan ’72, right

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New humanities prize honors Cornell friendships

The Joseph E. Connolly ’72 Memorial Prizes support students who want to look at the intersection of religion, politics and society.
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A year like no other: Meet the extraordinary class of 2021

Explore the extraordinary journeys of this year’s graduates in our annual feature.
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Science journalists on the pandemic: ‘We couldn’t trust our regular sources’

The April 28 event was part of the College's Distinguished Visiting Journalist Program, featuring journalists from the New York Times, Bloomberg, NPR and Science.
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Humanities students share wide variety of research in spring event

… it felt like the last thing they needed was a college student intruding on their already difficult lives and asking …
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A&S students win prestigious Truman, Goldwater scholarships

Three students in the College of Arts & Sciences have been honored with scholarships for their research and graduate study.
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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.

… anti-Asian hate crimes,” said Sarah Meiners, a doctoral student in history and an organizer of the conference. “These …
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

… time off or exploring other opportunities can allow a student to grow and think in ways they may not be able to … been studying in his environmental education classes. … Student's Hawaii experience content … Student’s Hawaii experience reinforces environmental classwork …
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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

… Andrew Tisch, who audited many of LaFeber’s lectures as a student, though not officially enrolled in his classes. “I … sometimes attend sections, pretending to be an enrolled student. The world, during the years of 1970-71 was “going to …
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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.
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