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Belarusian poet: Nobel Peace Prize win must galvanize support

Viasna, founded by activist Ales Bialiatski, was ‘liquidated’ by Lukashenka’s regime in 2003 but he has continued to fight for human rights in Belarus under the great pressure, says poet Valzhyna Mort.
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Two A&S postdocs receive Blavatnik awards in physics, chemistry

Xiaolong Liu, a postdoctoral researcher in physics, and Wen Zhang, a postdoctoral researcher in chemistry, stand out among young scientists in the tri-state area.
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What’s healthy? FDA tackles notoriously difficult definition

"Healthy is not a neutral one-size-fits-all concept," says Adrienne Bitar, an expert in the history and culture of American food.
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What’s next for Brazil: Cornell experts on economics, politics post-election

In the first round of Brazil’s elections Oct. 2, former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva face off against right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro; Cornell government professors react.
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Fascism expert: Italy is next in the European nationalist movement, here is why.

The outcome of the Italian election on Sept. 25 could have dramatic effects on the country and European Union, says professor Mabel Berezin.
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Martial law anniversary marked by ‘historical revisionism’

This year’s anniversary of Philippine martial law is momentous, says professor Christine Bacareza Balance.
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Proteins could lead to early breast cancer diagnosis, treatment

A team of researchers has discovered a non-invasive biomarker that could aid with earlier diagnosis of breast cancer, the most common cancer among women, which will likely affect one in 13 women during their lives.
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King Charles III must quickly determine his path as ruler

Cornell faculty reflect on what will happen after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
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The College Welcomes New Faculty for 2022-23

This year, 15 new faculty are bringing innovative ideas in a wide range of topics to the College of Arts & Sciences’ nexus of discovery and impact, including climate change, astronomy, identity studies and the economy.
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NASA releases first Webb Telescope image of exoplanet

Observation team member Eileen Gonzales, 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellow, says this is just the beginning.
Milena Djourelova

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New Faculty: Milena Djourelova

Milena Djourelova, Economics
Anna Ho

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New Faculty: Anna Ho

Anna Ho, Astronomy
Ryan Chahrour

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New Faculty: Ryan Chahrour

Ryan Chahrour, Economics
Richard Clark

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New Faculty: Richard Clark

Richard Clark, Government
Daniel Hirschman

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New Faculty: Daniel Hirschman

Daniel Hirschman, Sociology
Kristen Warner

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New Faculty: Kristen Warner

Kristen Warner, Performing and Media Arts
Michell Chresfield

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New Faculty: Michell Chresfield

Michell Chresfield, Africana Studies
Vanessa Gubbins

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New Faculty: Vanessa Gubbins

Vanessa Gubbins, Romance Studies
José Luis Montiel Olea

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New Faculty: José Luis Montiel Olea

José Luis Montiel Olea, Economics
Jamie Budnick

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New Faculty: Jamie Budnick

Jamie Budnick, Sociology