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New Fellowships support diverse scholars in the humanities

Two recent College of Arts and Sciences’ doctoral graduates, Sadia Shirazi PhD ‘21 and Dexter Lee Thomas PhD ’20, have been named Emerging Voices Fellows by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). 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.”
Steve Johnson

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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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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.
Miriam Shearing

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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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Nancy Mooslin This piece, Concerto for Orchestra By Steven Stucky, was created by artist Nancy Mooslin.

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Festival takes listeners on musical pilgrimage around Arts Quad

The Resounds Festival kicks off a yearlong project focused on innovation in acoustic instruments and includes installations at the Johnson Museum and concerts each day beginning at 4 p.m. that take listeners on a pilgrimage to various locations around the Arts Quad.
Three students in the Pre-Freshman Summer Program near the Physical Science Building.

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Summer program preps new students for Cornell

Participating in Cornell’s Prefreshman Summer Program (PSP) helped students get ready for classes.
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Jason Koski/Cornell University Deborah Ogunribido ’23 works July 28 with Shawn Milano, research associate, in the lab of Richard Cerione, Goldwin Smith professor of chemistry and chemical biology, in Baker Hall as part of the CHAMPS program.

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Chemistry summer program = research + confidence

The CHAMPS program provides opportunities for high-caliber students from groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical careers to engage in scholarship and research.
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From the stage to the campaign trail, grants fund summer experiences

Summer experiences for 151 students in the College of Arts & Sciences were supported by Summer Experience Grants. The grants, which come from alumni donations and a grant from the Student Assembly, help students who have unpaid or minimally-paid positions to pay for summer living expenses.
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Emma Harte worked to protect shorebirds this summer.

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Helping shorebirds, refugees through summer work

Serve in Place Fund grants from the Office of Engagement Initiatives support students doing community-based research or learning projects.
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Lindsay France/Cornell University Annie Rogers ’23 works in the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech.

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NYC summer shapes Milstein students’ thoughts about future

Sophomore students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity spent their first summer in person at Cornell Tech.
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Students’ project expands mental health information in NJ

Two A&S undergrads have launched a website, Hudson Origin, which offers bilingual pediatric mental health support, referral, and information services for northern New Jersey.
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Jason Koski Zabelina and Lee photograph a piano by Joseph Simon (1835) as part of their efforts to document the collection of the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards.

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History, music, physics harmonize in keyboard project

Elizaveta Zabelina '24 is spending the summer helping to photograph and regulate the 17 historical pianos, harpsichords and clavichords in the collection of the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards.
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Alumna encourages citizen involvement in space science

Amy Kaminski '98 is the editor of a new book about space science and public engagement and has a career that’s dedicated to helping people become involved in science research in a meaningful way.
Gabe Godines

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Navy veteran/student tackles problem of recidivism

Gabe Godines ’23 hopes to use the Warrior Scholar Project model to help formerly incarcerated individuals pursue college degrees.
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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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