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Drab buildings under a cloudy sky: Big Ben reconizable in the distance

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Policy inconsistent with UK reality: Cornell experts available on Truss resignation

Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss has announced she will resign after 44 days in office. Cornell University professors discuss what’s next for the United Kingdom and the European Union.
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Weiss teaching award honors eight exceptional faculty

Four A&S faculty members have been honored for their excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
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Latin America—Party Systems and Inequality

When citizens take the law into their own hands, what’s behind this behavior? Observing such a mob scene drove Vincent Mauro to study the question.
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‘Blood Novels’ explores material, metaphor in Spanish realist fiction

Julia Chang examines the presence of blood and its deeper literary and cultural meaning in novels by three Spanish authors.
Yellow streak against a pale blue and pink sky; a missile launch

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America and China Don’t Need to Knock Each Other Out to Win

Competition and conflict between the United States and China have continued to intensify, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, in New York Times commentary.
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Crowd gathers to wish ‘happy birthday’ to Fuertes telescope

Partygoers enjoyed space-themed cupcakes, peered through the telescope and pored over a display of observatory instruments to celebrate Fuertes Observatory's 100th birthday.
Photograph of Wynne Williams-Ceci '24

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Junior explores possibilities of influencers in public health messaging

Wynne Williams-Ceci's research focuses on improving public health messaging for vaping.
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From fabric arts to human waste: Student Biennial projects transcend

More than a dozen students are taking part in the Cornell Biennial, which aims to serve as an anchor for the arts at Cornell.
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How security crises can spur state-building in Latin America

Gustavo Flores-Macías analyzes key factors of public safety across Latin America in his new book.
Pattern of six-sided shapes in oranges, yellows and black

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Electrons in a Strange Metal World

Why do electrons in high-temperature superconductors behave the way they do? A quantum explanation could have planetary payoffs.
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Pollack lauds ‘amazing Cornellians’ in State of the University speech

Cornell's president highlighted recent achievements of Arts and Sciences faculty.
Vincent Mauro

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Tips for Grad Students from a Global PhD Research Scholar

Government PhD candidate Vincent Mauro shares his strategies for making the most of your time at an international collection of primary materials.
Fourteen people stand on the steps of a house, ready to party

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Student veteran finds a sense of community at Cornell

Matthew Garcia '25 was in the first cohort of student-veterans to move in to the university’s new Veteran Program House on University Avenue.
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Global Cornell awards support new international courses

Five International Cornell Curriculum grants totaling $114,000 will support faculty developing courses that feature international experiences for students.
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Grant supports language learning research

“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."
Frank Schroeder in glasses, beard and black shirt in front of lab equipment and next to woman with long black hair, white shirt and glasses.

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Chemist offers new insights into how serotonin regulates behavior

The findings could ultimately lead to more effective treatments for a wide range of mental health disorders.
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Staff changes will support interdisciplinary research

Julia Thom-Levy, professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named associate vice provost for physical sciences.
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Lipid expansion microscopy uses the ‘power of click chemistry’

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.
Book cover: Pandemic Politics

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Book: Partisanship led to disastrous response to COVID-19

Survey data shows how the Trump administration’s partisan response led ordinary citizens to prioritize what was good for their “team” rather than what was good for their country.
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New podcast explores imaging technique cryo-EM

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."