During a highlight of a two-day visit to Cornell, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson discussed his country’s commitment to peace, diversity and science-based climate solutions during a sold-out lecture held Nov. 10.
Government professor Jessica Chen Weiss: "I hope that both leaders will come prepared to test the proposition that the two governments could begin a range of discussions in areas of shared concern and explore potential terms of coexistence.”
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."
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.
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.
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.
When political parties stoke partisan conflicts – often by contesting formal state institutions, like systems for managing elections – actual democratic capacity may take a hit as public opinion polarizes.
Student founders from any field across Cornell may apply; once accepted, participants engage in entrepreneurship bootcamps, conduct customer discovery, refine their business plans and gain access to a network of successful Cornell alumni, all while earning college credit.
The United States is calling for a United Nations Security Council briefing regarding news that Russia is using Iranian drones for its war on Ukraine. Paul Lushenko, doctoral student and co-editor of "Drones and Global Order: Implications of Remote Warfare for International Society,” comments.
An archive discovery by Cornell historian Charles Petersen reported in an August 2021 newsletter prompted Stanford University to establish a task force to investigate its admissions practices for Jewish students in the 1950s.
“Understanding the impact of Languages Across the Curriculum on all participants will allow us to build on its success and offer multilingual students more opportunities to engage with their disciplinary content in languages other than English."
Cornell researchers have discovered a way to apply expansion microscopy, which expands cell components to make them more visible, to lipids using click chemistry, recognized with the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Co-host Liz Kellogg, assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics: "In every interview, we heard stories that we hadn’t expected and learned something new about each other and about the field."
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.
A series of special events, including visits from alumni involved in theatre, film and television, is being planned to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Teatrotaller, a theatre troupe formed to promote Spanish, Latin American and Latino culture.
When politicians get close to constituents, either physically or digitally, they manage expectations and offer assurances to constituents. But they also expose themselves to scrutiny, giving people the chance to see beyond the performance into imperfect government workings.