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Festival takes listeners on musical pilgrimage around Arts Quad

The Resounds Festival kicks off a yearlong project focused on innovation in acoustic instruments and includes installations at the Johnson Museum and concerts each day beginning at 4 p.m. that take listeners on a pilgrimage to various locations around the Arts Quad.
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How moviemaking evolved to draw us in

James Cutting, the Susan Linn Sage Professor of Psychology Emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences, has a new book, “Movies on Our Minds: The Evolution of Cinematic Engagement,” published Aug. 24
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Trailblazing veterinarian wins award for distinguished alumni service

Since graduating from Cornell with an undergraduate degree in chemistry, Sheila Allen ’76, D.V.M. ’81, has shown unwavering commitment to the veterinary profession.
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Applications now open for Klarman postdoc fellowships in A&S

Applications are now being accepted for the third cohort of the Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The deadline for submission is Oct. 15.
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New Faculty: Oumar Ba

Oumar Ba, Assistant Professor, Department of Government
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Summer program preps new students for Cornell

Participating in Cornell’s Prefreshman Summer Program (PSP) helped students get ready for classes.
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Jason Koski/Cornell University Deborah Ogunribido ’23 works July 28 with Shawn Milano, research associate, in the lab of Richard Cerione, Goldwin Smith professor of chemistry and chemical biology, in Baker Hall as part of the CHAMPS program.

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Chemistry summer program = research + confidence

The CHAMPS program provides opportunities for high-caliber students from groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical careers to engage in scholarship and research.
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$2M grant to fund assessment of biology education

Funding for the five-year project derived from the NSF’s Vision and Change Program.
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Student spotlight: Hannah Cole

Hannah Cole chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to the freedom to explore interdisciplinary interests through the comparative literature program as well as its faculty.
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Emma Harte worked to protect shorebirds this summer.

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Helping shorebirds, refugees through summer work

Serve in Place Fund grants from the Office of Engagement Initiatives support students doing community-based research or learning projects.
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From the stage to the campaign trail, grants fund summer experiences

Summer experiences for 151 students in the College of Arts & Sciences were supported by Summer Experience Grants. The grants, which come from alumni donations and a grant from the Student Assembly, help students who have unpaid or minimally-paid positions to pay for summer living expenses.
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Maxwell Davis, an Air Force veteran, reviews his Warrior-Scholars Project assignments.

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Boots in the books: Veterans succeed at academic prep camp

Sixteen military veterans participated in a virtual academic boot camp at Cornell July 26 to Aug. 6. The university partnered with the Warrior-Scholar Project for the seventh consecutive year to help recent or soon-to-be military veterans transition into higher education.
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Researchers receive $5.4M to advance quantum science

“I’m excited to push magnetic materials into the quantum limit to enable new ways to make quantum devices."
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Computing with rational functions

Rational functions are a mainstay of computational mathematics. As a result of recent breakthroughs, however, rational functions are now poised to become a central computational mathematics tool
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Polymer enables tougher recyclable thermoplastics

The resulting thermoplastic is strong and flexible enough to be used for large-scale applications such as packaging products.
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Mathematician James H. Bramble dies at 90

James H. Bramble, professor emeritus of mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences, died July 20 at his home in Austin, Texas. He was 90.
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Lindsay France/Cornell University Annie Rogers ’23 works in the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech.

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NYC summer shapes Milstein students’ thoughts about future

Sophomore students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity spent their first summer in person at Cornell Tech.
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New technique illuminates DNA helix

Cornell researchers have identified a new way to measure DNA torsional stiffness – how much resistance the helix offers when twisted – information that can potentially shed light on how cells work.
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Johns Hopkins/APL Artist's impression of Dragonfly in flight over Titan.

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Dragonfly mission to Titan announces big science goals

NASA’s Dragonfly mission, which will send a rotorcraft relocatable lander to Titan’s surface in the mid-2030s, will be the first mission to explore the surface of Titan, and it has big goals.
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Researchers reveal new suicide prevention tools from survivors

“We wanted to know what strategies have helped people live, and live well, through chronic suicidal behavior."
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