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Blue sign: "Hydrogen Fuel Station"

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Green hydrogen filling station fueled by Cornell research

Catalyzed by a Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability grant and prompted by other Cornell eco-friendly research over the past decade like the Cornell Fuel Cell Institute and the university’s Energy Materials Center, the Standard Hydrogen Corporation (SHC) and National Grid announced plans March 11 to build the first hydrogen “energy station” of its kind in the nation.
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Monique Pipkin

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Nearly 1,000 gather for conversation on safer fieldwork

Witnessing incidents of violence against people of color in the media, two ecology and evolutionary biology doctoral candidates have created a set of best practices on how researchers can stay safe while conducting fieldwork. What started as a list for their graduate field transformed into much more when Monique Pipkin and Amelia-Juliette Demery’s ideas began resonating at Cornell and beyond.
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Mogana Das Murtey and Patchamuthu Ramasamy Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast, magnified

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Yeast epigenome map reveals details of gene regulation

The study is a major step toward improving understanding of development, evolution and environmental responses in higher organisms.
Walter LaFeber at a podium.

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Walter LaFeber, revered history professor, dies

“Walter LaFeber was the most distinguished historian of American foreign policy in the last 60 years."
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Could AI counter vaccine disinformation?

Milstein program student Jasper Weed talks about his project using AI to counter anti-Vax disinformation.
Jessica Chen Weiss

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Russekoff lecture focuses on U.S.-China relations

Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, will be the featured speaker for this year’s Mitzi Sutton Russekoff ’54 Lecture, hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences on March 16.
Barbara Baird

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Baird honored among Distinguished Women in Chemistry, 2021

Barbara Baird, the Horace White Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been honored as one of the 2021 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
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Health inequities the focus of ‘Racism in America’ webinar on March 29

The fourth webinar in our Racism in America series features faculty from A&S, CALS and Weill Cornell Medicine.
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Cornell University File Photo Composer Roberto Sierra, the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities in the Department of Music.

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Composer Roberto Sierra elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters

The award is considered the highest form of recognition of artistic merit in the United States.
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Tissue slice of mouse melanoma, with all cells labeled in blue and cancer cells labeled in red by immunofluorescence

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Baskin lab identifies pathway for treating deadly melanomas

Baskin said he is excited about this potential pathway for treating melanoma, which is dangerous because of its ability to spread from skin to other tissues.
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Latinos, Blacks less swayed by college-bound friends

In new research, Steven Alvarado reports that having college-bound friends increases the likelihood that a student will enroll in college. However, the effect of having college-bound friends is diminished for Black and Latino students compared with white and Asian students, especially for males and especially for selective and highly selective colleges, due to structural and cultural processes.
Charles Petersen

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Klarman postdoc conducting ‘radical critique’ of meritocracy

Charles Petersen, Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow in history, studies 20th-century American history to better understand the rise of social and economic inequality in recent decades.
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FYS Telescope partners in Canada receive new $4.9 million grant

A team of Canadian researchers have been awarded $4.9 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to help build a next generation telescope, the Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope (FYST), part of the CCAT-prime project, an international collaboration including Cornell University.
Author Ijeoma Oluo, seen on a computer screen

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Oluo offers practical antiracism strategies in MLK Lecture

Author Ijeoma Oluo, the featured speaker at the virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, held March 1, said the white male in America has always enjoyed relatively unfettered passage – usually at the expense of others.
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Neuroimaging reveals how ideology affects race perception

The study appears in a special issue about political neuroscience.
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Tech Policy Lab launches with focus on AI

The lab examines how politics shapes the deployment of new technology that affects the lives of millions.
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Migrations grants to fund research on racism, dispossession

Proposals are due April 15 for a new cycle of grants from the Migrations initiative, seeking to support work in migrations-related research, pedagogy and engagement with a specific focus on racism and dispossession.
Cornell's Arts Quad under a sunny sky

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Cornell to celebrate Giving Day March 11

Cornell will celebrate its seventh Giving Day March 11, in a 24-hour campaign bringing together Cornellians around the world to show their support for the university and compete in friendly challenges, a trivia night and more.
Ulfar Erlingsson and Nonny de la Pena

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Milstein program offers events on data privacy, virtual reality

The Milstein Program is hosting two events this semester open to the public
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Preparing for a dynamic career in international development

As a student in Global Development, Jessica Snyder ’20 explored lessons in the development sector in engaged classrooms — those with four walls and on the global stage.
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