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Attacks upon cultural heritage are 'attacks upon a people'

Cornell University researchers Adam Smith and Lori Khatchadourian, who have used high-resolution satellite imagery to monitor and document endangered and damaged cultural heritage in the South Caucasus, comment on the case currently before the Hague.
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Surviving a star’s demise: Discovery adds proof of planetary resilience

Astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger, director of the Carl Sagan Institute, comments on the discovery of MOA-2010-BLG-477Lb, a Jupiter-sized planet that survived its star’s death.
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Catholic Church ‘systemic abuse’ dates back to the beginning

Prof. Kim Haines-Eitzen comments on a new report that shows French clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years.
James Oliver

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Event will honor suffragist and mathematician James Oliver

The life and work of James Edward Oliver, a passionate supporter of women’s suffrage and a nationally recognized mathematician, will be celebrated in an evening of talks on Oct. 14.
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Germany election a ‘spectacular result’ for far-right party

Preliminary results of Germany’s federal election are in, and the left-leaning Social Democratic Party has narrowly won the largest share of parliamentary seats.
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“Feminist Theatre: Past and Present” kicks off with Sept. 30 event

The Sept. 30 event is the first in a three-part panel series that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Cornell University’s women’s studies program.
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Market grows for environmentally friendly dairy alternatives

“Plant-based and cultivated (or “lab-grown”) alternatives to animal products have moved well beyond the vegetarian aisle. "
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Student Spotlight: Ngoc Truong

Ngoc Truong chose to study at Cornell because of its tradition of faculty/staff/student involvement with spacecraft missions and its many notable planetary scientists and astrophysicists such as Carl Sagan and Edwin Salpeter.
Juliana Hu Pegues

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New Faculty: Juliana Hu Pegues

Juliana Hu Pegues, Literatures in English
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Kabul bombings indicate fragile American position in Afghanistan

Historian David Silbey comments on the situation in Afghanistan; he is the author of “The Other Face of Battle: America's Forgotten Wars and the Experience of Combat."
Oumar Ba

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New Faculty: Oumar Ba

Oumar Ba, Assistant Professor, Department of Government
Hannah Cole

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Student spotlight: Hannah Cole

Hannah Cole chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to the freedom to explore interdisciplinary interests through the comparative literature program as well as its faculty.
Alex Townsend

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Computing with rational functions

Rational functions are a mainstay of computational mathematics. As a result of recent breakthroughs, however, rational functions are now poised to become a central computational mathematics tool
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AI researchers trust international, scientific organizations most

A new study shows that researchers working in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence trust international and scientific organizations the most to shape the development and use of AI in the public interest.
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Student Spotlight: Ekaterina Landgren

Ekaterina Landgren is a doctoral candidate in applied mathematics from Moscow, Russia.
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Vaccine acceptance higher in developing nations than U.S.

The study provides one of the first insights into vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in a broad selection of low- and middle-income countries, covering more than 20,000 survey respondents.
Samantha Sheppard

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PMA professor named Academy Film Scholar

Samantha N. Sheppard, associate professor of performing and media arts, has been named a 2021 Academy Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Lingzi Zhuang

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Student Spotlight: Lingzi Zhuang

Lingzi Zhuang is a doctoral candidate in linguistics with a minor in cognitive science from Maanshan, a small city in Anhui, China, and Shanghai. He chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to the linguistics program, program offerings, and feeling of community.
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Trends favor Le Pen victory, ‘somersaults’ in French politics

Mabel Berezin, professor of sociology, says that regional elections in France on June 20 could serve as an early indicator of what may come in the 2022 presidential election.
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EU lacks leverage in pushing privacy standards on Amazon, Microsoft

The European Union’s privacy watchdog, the European Data Protection Supervisor has opened two investigations into EU institutions’ use of cloud computing services offered by Amazon and Microsoft. Sarah Kreps, professor of government, says the EU is in a difficult position when it comes to privacy and cloud storage.
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