Since the mid-20th century, Congress has repurposed Article V of the U.S. Constitution from a tool for constitutional reform into a mechanism for taking positions on issues, according to research by David A. Bateman.
In Washington Post commentary, Roper Center director Peter K. Enns bucks conventional polling by asking Americans to name who they would like to see on the ticket, a technique that has proved remarkably accurate.
Nearly 1,700 years ago, Christian monks trekked into the deserts near Israel and Egypt in search of a quiet spot for contemplation. In a new book, Kim Haines-Eitzen explores the rich range of desert sounds and what they can teach us about place, the past, solitude and community.
“We’re privileged to host Ann Simmons on campus at this time of global turmoil to share her deep insights with the Cornell community,” said Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences.