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Book cover: Black Women's Rights

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Book: Time for Black women to claim the right to lead

Extending her research on writing by Black women around the world, Carole Boyce Davies examines the stories of Black women political leaders in Africa and in the global African Diaspora.
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Over 50 Students Receive NSF Graduate Fellowships

The National Science Foundation offers approximately 2,000 fellowships per year to research-based master’s and doctoral students pursuing STEM studies.
Jennifer Wissink

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Winter Session spotlight: Jennifer Wissink

Students can earn up to four credits in the three-week winter session – including Wissink's ECON 1110 Introductory Microeconomics course.
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Professor’s book wins American Historical Association prize

Judith Byfield's book "The Great Upheaval: Women and Nation in Postwar Nigeria" was awarded the Martin A. Klein Prize.
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Faculty members' film focuses on boarding school escape

The film will premiere Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. in the Film Forum at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.
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Latest U.S. drone transfer to Ukraine signals shift in ‘character of war’

Lieutenant Colonel Paul Lushenko, senior policy fellow at Cornell's Tech Policy Lab, comments on the announcement of the inclusion of the MQ-9 Reaper in a U.S. defense aid package to Ukraine
Peter Enns

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Cornell-led election survey seeks to improve science of polls

Boasting a sample size 20 times larger than most nationally representative surveys, the federally funded 2022 Collaborative Midterm Survey aims to advance the science of survey research.
Webb’s First Deep Field is galaxy cluster SMACS 0723

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A dream of discovering alien life finds new hope

For Lisa Kaltenegger and her generation of exoplanet astronomers, decades of planning have set the stage for an epochal detection.
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Students can now choose new minor in data science

The minor is distinctive in including courses from many disciplines, from across Cornell’s schools and colleges.
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Experts will offer day-after election analysis

The in-person event The Day After: What Happened on Election Night and What Happens Next will be held November 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall Room 155.
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Nexus Scholar applications open for summer 2023

The program matches undergraduate students with summer opportunities to work side by side with faculty from across the College.
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Fear of election violence highlights how political landscape has changed

Concerns about violence are growing as Election Day in the U.S. nears, says scholar Mabel Berezin: “The expectation of violence at the polls this year signals how much has changed in the American electoral landscape since 2018."
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Undergrad publishes research on genetic information exchange

A study by Margaret Keymakh '23 and others in her lab was just published in PLOS Genetics.
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Students get out the vote, on campus and across the state

“The youth have so much power, and we just don’t use it,” said Lauren Sherman ’24, Arts and Sciences student.
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Common dietary fiber promotes allergy-like immune responses

Inulin, a type of dietary fiber commonly used in health supplements and known to have certain anti-inflammatory properties, can also promote an allergy-related type of inflammation in the lung and gut, and other parts of the body, according to a preclinical study from Cornell researchers.
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‘Fearmongering’ drives Netanyahu’s comeback in Israel

Government scholar Uriel Abulof comments that in Israel, Netanyahu’s comeback appears powered by politician Itamar Ben-Gvir and the far-right.  
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History offers the best argument for continuing affirmative action

Affirmative action still has a vital role to play for addressing the history of discrimination: perspective by Glenn Altschuler
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People over numbers: Book charts China’s neopolitical turn

Jeremy Lee Wallace explains how a few numbers came to define Chinese politics “until they did not count what mattered and what they counted did not measure up,” and the “stunning about-face” led by Xi Jinping within the Chinese Communist Party.
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Cornell students to work at UN’s COP27 conference in Egypt

Eleven Cornell students, including two from Arts & Sciences, will help delegations from specialized agencies and small countries gain a stronger voice at the United Nations’ COP27 conference.
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Parking ticket reminders work, but not for all

New research by Cornell behavioral economists reveals that people who would benefit the most from gentle “nudges” to pay their fines – those who are least responsive to tickets in the first place – respond least to those reminders.