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Summer reflections from Milstein students

Hear from four of the 29 students in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity about their summer at Cornell Tech.
Charles "Chip" Aquadro

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Aquadro honored for contributions to population genetics

A world leader in the study of population genetics of the fruit fly, Aquadro studies the amount of diversity that exists within and between the genomes of organisms.
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Milstein students spend summer producing, questioning, exploring

Milstein students spent eight weeks this summer wrestling with societal questions about technology's role in our world.
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Iván Andrade: ‘I love interacting with patients’

Iván Andrade’s summer experience helped him realize that he’s headed in the right direction as he pursues a career in medicine.
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Humanities Scholars explore future careers through legal internships

Two students in the College explored legal careers this summer thanks in part to grants from the Humanities Scholars Program.
James Turner, the founding director of Cornell’s Africana Studies and Research Center and a a professor emeritus of African and African American Politics and Social Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences,

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James Turner, a ‘giant’ of Africana studies, dies at 82

James Turner, the founding director of Cornell’s Africana Studies and Research Center and a pioneer of the multidisciplinary approach to exploring the African diaspora, died Aug. 6 in Ithaca. He was 82.
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Philosophy on Main Street

Shaun Nichols, professor of philosophy and director of the cognitive science major in the College of Arts and Sciences, compares high-minded philosophical systems to the ways people approach everyday problems. Like picking wild blueberries.
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Academic boot camp boosts veterans’ higher ed mission

Professors in physics and classics contributed to the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) hosted at Cornell for military veterans July 23 to Aug. 6.
Geoffrey Coates

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Coates wins 2022 Eni Award for environmental solutions in chemistry

An international honor recognizes Geoff Coates for innovations in sustainable plastics.
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Teachers critical to detecting and reporting child maltreatment

Time spent in school and the resulting contact with teachers and other school staff leads to increases in reports of child maltreatment – cases that would not have been discovered otherwise.
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The healing power of music

Alison Torrillo French ’95 writes about her experience singing with the chorus during Reunion 2022.
 Laura Niemi

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Laura Niemi wins Kaplan Family Fellowship

Niemi won for her work teaching applied moral psychology through community-engaged learning.
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Alumni honored with writing prizes

The Department of Literatures in English celebrates four alumni as winners of the 2022 Philip Freund Prize for Creative Writing.
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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Sciences took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.
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With visit to Taiwan, Pelosi upsets Xi-Biden’s balancing act

Government Prof. Allen Carlson comments on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
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Interns experience a memorable Washington summer

Students completing internships in Washington, D.C. through the Cornell in Washington program are experiencing an in-person summer.
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Book views virtual, real world through a new media artist’s eyes

In a new book, Tim Murray illuminates technological improvisation at the intersection of art and politics.
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Worms as a model for personalized medicine

“You need to figure out how to tailor biomedical recommendations to different people based on their individual metabolism."
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‘The Zelensky Method’ unpacks Ukrainian president’s panache

In an extended essay, Grant Farred focuses on actor-turned-wartime president, examining the intersection of pop culture and politics.
 Austin Bunn

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PMA prof honored with fellowship for screenwriting work

Austin Bunn, associate professor of performing and media arts, has been awarded a New York State Council for the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in screenwriting.
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