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Ask our ambassadors: How to get involved in campus clubs

Erir offers some advice on joining one of the many clubs on Cornell's campus.
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Ask our ambassadors: How I chose Cornell

Ethan Tong found that the Cornell experience allowed students to explore and be ever curious — there was no mold, no set ideal hobby or study method one had to adopt in order to succeed.
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Protests in Sri Lanka unprecedented, unlikely to fade away

Pressure on the current government has not lessened, says Daniel Bass, manager of the South Asia Program and adjunct assistant professor of Asian studies.
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The long history of disinformation during war

While we might crave information, we are right to be suspicious of the sources that provide it, Barry Strauss, professor of history and classics, writes in Washington Post commentary.
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Cornell-chaired panels advocate Uranus, Enceladus missions

Professors Jonathan I. Lunine and Alexander Hayes played leadership roles in identifying U.S. national scientific priorities through 2033.
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Klarman fellow Nancy P. Lin interprets urban on-site art

Focusing on Chinese contemporary art, Lin brings her fascination with urban spaces to her work as an art historian.
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Russian gas threat could force European economy to reform

Cristina Florea provides a historical perspective on energy and economic development.
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First cohort of A&S Nexus Scholars chosen for summer research positions

Fifty undergrads in the College of Arts & Sciences will take part in paid research projects in Ithaca this summer with faculty from throughout the College.
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Glowing Planets and Chemical Fingerprints

Nikole Lewis will be one of the first to characterize distant exoplanets using infrared data from the newly launched James Webb Space Telescope.
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Student veteran Roland Molina continues to serve

As a student at Cornell and president of the Cornell Undergraduate Veterans Association, Molina has dedicated himself to strengthening the veteran community on campus.
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Three students in STEM win 2022 Goldwater Scholarships

A sophomore and a two juniors have won Goldwater Scholarships, the top undergraduate award for students pursuing careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Jeffrey Backus, ’23 and Abhi Sarma ’24, both in the College of Arts and Sciences,
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Story circles foster intercultural conversations, belonging

Launched by the Office of Global Learning (OGL), the story circles initiative is intended to bridge the gaps in intercultural understanding between Cornell’s international and domestic populations.
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Biden admin rhetoric strengthens Russian propaganda about U.S.

Majorities in Russia, going back to the 1990s, have consistently believed Russia has reason to fear Western NATO countries, says professor Brynn Rosenfeld, who studies post-communist politics and public opinion.
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Despite election loss, Marine Le Pen influence in France to continue

This was Le Pen’s third try for the Presidency, professor Mabel Berezin points out, and in every try she gains more votes.
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Students, county agency raise awareness of commercial sexual exploitation of children

Students Against the Sexual Solicitation of Youth (SASSY), together with a Tompkins County team, targeted the local lodging industry for outreach efforts.
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Russia and Ukraine peace talks likely have nothing to do with ‘peace’

As peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine appear to be proceeding in fits and starts, Barry Strauss, writes that history shows that such talks are a way station to the real arena: the battlefield.
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Girls raised by Jewish parents more likely to graduate college

Researchers from Cornell, Tulane and Stanford universities concluded that girls raised by at least one Jewish parent acquire a particular way of viewing the world that influences their education choices, career aspirations and various other experiences.
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Talks mark exhibits, campus LGBTQ milestones

The “Radical Desire” symposium April 27 to 28 brings pioneering lesbian feminist scholars, publishers, and photographers to speak at Cornell.
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Bipartisan Policy Review spotlights U.S. foreign policy options

The annual publication, now in its third edition, is produced by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs (IOPGA) at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy to "give voice to policy insights that are often drowned out in the partisan echo chamber.”
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Chemist Song Lin honored by Chemical & Engineering News

Lin said he is honored and proud to be included in a special LGBTQ+ Trailblazers issue of the newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society.
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