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Mayfest chamber music festival returns to Ithaca May 20-24

The music department's annual springtime festival of world-class chamber music will feature performances by exceptional guest artists from around the world.
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Major progress made in construction of Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope

Project scientists are looking forward to collecting data that will give them insight into the universe’s earliest days; the telescope will also play a role in the search for gravitational waves and dark matter.
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Graduate student selected for DOE program

Zepyoor Khechadoorian’s project in high energy physics will be the measurement of the muon anomalous magnetic moment, working with Fermilab advisor Chris Polly.
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A&S student named Carnegie Fellow

Ben Feldman '22 will conduct research at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in D.C. after graduation.
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Misperceptions can threaten scientific advancement

Peter Enns, professor of government, and co-authors made this massive collection of COVID-related survey data available at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
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Four elected to National Academy of Sciences

Peter Lepage, the Tisch Family Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Physics, is among four Cornell faculty to be honored this year.
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U.S. information warfare ‘fundamentally shapes conflict’ in Ukraine

Historian David Silbey says there is a long history of the U.S. using intelligence to help allies.
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Mechanism ‘splits’ electron spins in magnetic material

Cornell researchers have discovered a technique that could eventually lead to the development of more energy-efficient magnetic memory devices.
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Early Silicon Valley championed meritocracy through ‘flexible masculinity’

Klarman Fellow Charles Petersen won the Martha Moore Trescott Prize at the 2022 Business History Conference for his gender analysis of tech company leadership.
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Victorian medicine shaped modern concepts of race

Medical statistics compiled and published by the British military played an important role in introducing “race” as a categorical reality, Suman Seth argues.
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European leaders show ‘creative diplomacy’ in Russian oil ban

The 27-nation bloc bridged economic and political differences to make a sixth set of sanctions, says government scholar Daniel Schade.
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Sculpture Shoppe launches with ancient Greek song performance

The Sculpture Shoppe, located in a former retail space in Ithaca Mall, will be open through the month of May.
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Leaked SCOTUS opinion represents ‘new level of misogyny’

Philosophy professor Kate Manne calls the draft decision "a heartbreaking step back for the rights of women, and anyone who can get pregnant, in America today."
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Christian doctrine barely veiled in leaked SCOTUS opinion

Sociologist Landon Schnabel, a scholar of religion and gender, finds Christian religion between the lines of a leaked draft opinion that suggests that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Student-librarian partnership makes history

The inaugural RAD Public History Fellows have been digging deep into library archives and bringing their discoveries to light in creative ways – from social media posts to displays of artifacts and tours of library exhibits.
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Two alumni win New York Times newsroom fellowships

Ishaan Jhaveri '17 M.Eng '18 and Anna Grace Lee '20 were named New York Times Newsroom Fellows for 2022-23.
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Frog song, shrimp and evolution: Animal Behavior Podcast launches Season 2

Klarman Fellow and animal behavior researcher Matthew Zipple started the podcast to share the vast array of animal behaviors.
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Startups flourish in Cornell’s clean energy ecosystem

At Cornell, entrepreneurs have found an innovative, powerful ecosystem that supports the transition to a sustainable and decarbonized economy.
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$10M gift to A&S boosts College Scholar Program, scholarships

The gift will designate the College Scholar Program as the Robert S. Harrison College Scholar Program.
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Light-infused particles go the distance in organic semiconductors

Prof. Andrew Musser and his team have found a way to tune the speed of polaritons' energy flow, using an approach that could eventually lead to more efficient solar cells, sensors and LEDs.
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