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Solders stand at attention behind a row of heavy guns

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Military aid to Ukraine comes amid ‘diplomatic dance’ on world stage

With President Biden expected to announce additional security assistance to Ukraine, Sarah Kreps comments on relations with Russia.
A.R. Ammons

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‘Ammons & the Falls’ highlights poet’s ties to Ithaca landscape

The April 26 celebration will include the unveiling of a new display of Ammons’ poem “Triphammer Bridge," a screening of an episode of “Poetry in America," and more.
Halle Livermore

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Ask our Ambassadors: Why choosing a humanities major was right for me

Halle Livermore says there are infinite pathways you can take to decide on your major.
Sevearl people, including children, in a row boat with belongings. Birds fly overhead

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The U.K. wants to send refugees to Rwanda. That’s become a trend.

In The Washington Post, Rachel Beatty Riedl comments on a new program shifting migrants to nations in the Global South.
Marc Lacey

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Alum Marc Lacey named managing editor of the New York Times

In his new role, Lacey, Arts & Sciences' inaugural Distinguished Visiting Journalist, will oversee the breadth of the paper's news operation.
John Martinis

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Quantum computing pioneer to share insights in Bethe lectures

On April 27, physicist John Martinis will explain the basic concepts behind quantum computing for a general audience.
Nanor Seraydarian

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Concerto Competition winner to perform with Cornell Symphony Orchestra

Nanor Seraydarian will perform Ernest Chausson’s “Poème” as a featured soloist alongside the Cornell Symphony Orchestra at Bailey Hall
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Ask our Ambassadors: Finding Plato on the Arts Quad

It is within these halls, these classrooms, where I feel that I am benefitting from centuries of critical thought, deep questions and explorations into finding meaning in the human experience.
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2022 Cornell Biennial artist preview

With the theme “Futurities, Uncertain," the fifth Cornell art biennial will feature artworks, installations, and performances.
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Genetics affects functions of gut microbiome

Collaborative research explores how the gut microbiome is shaped by the genome of its human host.
Scientists talk in a lab

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Cornell joins NY-led group to propose hydrogen energy hub

Cornell chemists and Cornell research-startups aim to propose a Northeast research hub to make hydrogen a viable, clean-energy alternative to carbon-based fuels.
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Ask our ambassadors: My favorite memories

I could yell, celebrate, and parade around campus with the rest of the crowd, because, in that moment, I realized that I was one of them: I was a Cornell student.
Sgt. Scott Grantz

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Sgt. Scott Grantz ’99 Serves His Alma Mater on the CUPD

The Ithaca native and Arts and Sciences grad embodies a community-based approach to public safety
Unmanned aerial vehicle parked on a runway

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International OK shapes public perceptions of drone warfare

Government department researchers find that armed drone strikes earn more public support and legitimacy when they have international approval from organizations such as the UN.
girl in band uniform

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Ask our Ambassadors: What's the College Scholar Program?

The College Scholar Program allows students to pursue their own interdisciplinary major.
Circular logo that says John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation around the outside and 1925 on the inside

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Musicologist and poet awarded Guggenheim fellowships

Alejandro L. Madrid, professor and chair of music, and Valzhyna Mort, associate professor of literatures in English, were honored as fellows.
Two hands holding a cellphone and scrolling through a Twitter feed.

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Russian trolls tried to distract voters with music tweets in 2016

The researchers' finding has implications for the 2022 midterm elections.
Alejandro Martínez-Marquina

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Klarman fellow questions common financial decisions

Behavioral and experimental economist Alejandro Martínez-Marquina wants to know the mechanisms through which people make choices about money, especially when debt or uncertainty are present.
A huge pile of white styrofoam shipping boxes jumbled together.

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Light, oxygen turn waste plastics into useful benzoic acid

The new reaction can even take place in a sunny window, as the researchers demonstrated in their experiments.
Surprise - French Flag

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Surprise, no surprise: round 1 of the French presidential election

Sociologist Mabel Berezin, an expert on nationalist and populist movements in Europe, comments on the French elections.
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