Protesters in Thailand are accelerating their campaigns against the government by planning a rally in front of a key agency building on Wednesday.
Tamara Loos, professor of history and Thai studies at Cornell University, says that by picking this specific location protesters want to strike a blow to the financial basis for the king’s power and wealth.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about actions their companies have taken to stem the spread of misinformation in the lead up to and following the U.S. election.
Abolitionists envision a world in which police, prisons and border control do not exist and all people are emancipated; a world where racial capitalism does not operate, and the promotion of collective well-being is the organizing principle of society.
Craig Wiggers grew up in Alabama. During his 25-year career in the U.S. Marines he served in Iraq and Afghanistan. So when he moved to Ithaca as a Cornell ROTC instructor in 2012, he wasn’t quite sure what to do with snow.
“At first my wife and I spent our winters staring at the walls and waiting for spring,” said Wiggers, now director of administration at the Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S).
With the weekend’s resignation of its interim president, Peru plunged into a constitutional crisis that Kenneth Roberts, professor of comparative and Latin American politics at Cornell University, says is much more than just another cycle of political instability for the country.
Older people occupied a significant part of life for Yohko Tsuji Ph.D. '91 when she was growing up in Japan. Her widowed grandmother lived with the family, creating a traditional three-generation household, and elders were a positive part of daily life.
Alex Marin ‘06, the director of strategy and business intelligence at Activision Blizzard, spoke with Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity students on Oct. 21 about his career in game design. Marin’s session was part of the Milstein Program’s “Future You Speaker Series” which features current Cornell students and alumni who have launched projects and careers at the nexus of technology and the humanities.