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Charles Kane

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2022 Bethe Lectures: Harnessing quantum matter for future technologies

Physicist Charles Kane will explain how mysterious features of quantum mechanics can be harnessed for future technologies on Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
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Active Learning Initiative, at 10, elevates teaching and belonging

The initiative has supported classes in the humanities, the social and natural sciences, mathematics, information science and engineering.
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Registration opens Oct. 17 for Winter Session Online

Enrollment is open to anyone interested in taking a class.
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Big Red volleyball standout advocates for women in sports

Psychology major Sydney Moore ’24 was honored at the ESPY ceremony for her efforts to empower fellow athletes.
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Big Red (and white): 2022 alumni wine collection launches

Now an annual tradition, the program showcases offerings by Cornellian-owned wineries.
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Cornell Concert Series presents Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Nicola Benedetti, violin

The event takes place Sat., Oct. 15 at 3 pm in Bailey Hall.
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What’s next for Brazil: Cornell experts on economics, politics post-election

In the first round of Brazil’s elections Oct. 2, former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva face off against right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro; Cornell government professors react.
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Seven Postdocs Honored with Achievement Awards

Elizabeth Riley, postdoc in psychology, and Eileen Gonzales, postdoc in astronomy, represent the College of Arts and Sciences among the honorees.
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What’s healthy? FDA tackles notoriously difficult definition

"Healthy is not a neutral one-size-fits-all concept," says Adrienne Bitar, an expert in the history and culture of American food.
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Craib and Fiani win graduate, professional teaching prize

“These professors have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to teaching and mentoring their students.”
Thitirat Boonyanuphong

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Part-time study helps employees, visiting students boost careers

When Thitirat Boonyanuphong isn’t on her housekeeping rounds at the Statler Hotel or teaching conversational Thai at Cornell’s Language Resource Center, the 43-year-old can be found in a classroom on campus earning college credits.
Person standing in front of a small space craft

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Scientists depict Dragonfly landing site on Saturn moon Titan

When NASA’s 990-pound Dragonfly rotorcraft reaches Saturn’s moon in 2034, Cornell’s Léa Bonnefoy '15 will have helped to make it a smooth landing.
Louis Moore

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Acclaimed sports historian to speak on 'the NFL’s Most Important Game'

Louis Moore, history professor and co-host of The Black Athlete podcast, will give this semester’s Seymour Lecture in Sports History on Oct. 6.
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Synthetic lava in the lab aids exoplanet exploration

Cornell researchers developed a starter catalog for finding volcanic worlds that feature fiery landscapes and oceans of magma.
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Panelists: War in Ukraine reshapes world political order

Faculty and journalist experts considered the consequences of the ongoing conflict during “Aftershocks: Geopolitics Since the Ukraine invasion."
Book cover: State of Disaster

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Book: Policymakers are failing ‘climate refugees’

The United States must transform its outdated migration policies to address the human devastation that is left in the wake of climate change and environmental catastrophe, Maria Cristina Garcia argues.
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New faculty director takes helm of Office of Undergraduate Biology

Nicholson said her mission is to empower students and give them confidence.
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Layering, not liquid: Astronomers explain Mars’ watery reflections

Using computer simulations, Cornell researchers demonstrate that strong reflections can be generated by interference between geological layers, without liquid water or other rare materials.
Todd Hyster

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Hyster wins Fresenius Award for early-career excellence

New tools being developed by the Hyster lab can be applied in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.
Multi-colored ribbons of light form the infinity symbol

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Cornell mathematician featured in Netflix film

“The main idea of the film involves an exploration of infinity from several perspectives: mathematical, physical, philosophical, theological."