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Doctor/musician alumnus takes stage in Van Cliburn competition

"At every point in your life, different music will speak to you in new ways."
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“The Janes” director: ‘I think we’re going way backwards.’

Tia Lessin '89 will be on campus Oct. 13 for a screening at Cornell Cinema.
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Two A&S postdocs receive Blavatnik awards in physics, chemistry

Xiaolong Liu, a postdoctoral researcher in physics, and Wen Zhang, a postdoctoral researcher in chemistry, stand out among young scientists in the tri-state area.
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What is ‘media?’ Klarman Fellow strives to define a capacious concept

Scholar, writer and crossword star Anna Shechtman bridges the academic study and the real-world practice of media.
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2022 Bethe Lectures: Harnessing quantum matter for future technologies

Physicist Charles Kane will explain how mysterious features of quantum mechanics can be harnessed for future technologies on Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
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What’s healthy? FDA tackles notoriously difficult definition

"Healthy is not a neutral one-size-fits-all concept," says Adrienne Bitar, an expert in the history and culture of American food.
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Cornell Concert Series presents Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Nicola Benedetti, violin

The event takes place Sat., Oct. 15 at 3 pm in Bailey Hall.
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What’s next for Brazil: Cornell experts on economics, politics post-election

In the first round of Brazil’s elections Oct. 2, former leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva face off against right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro; Cornell government professors react.
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Acclaimed sports historian to speak on 'the NFL’s Most Important Game'

Louis Moore, history professor and co-host of The Black Athlete podcast, will give this semester’s Seymour Lecture in Sports History on Oct. 6.
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Hyster wins Fresenius Award for early-career excellence

New tools being developed by the Hyster lab can be applied in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.
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New faculty director takes helm of Office of Undergraduate Biology

Nicholson said her mission is to empower students and give them confidence .
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Cornell mathematician featured in Netflix film

“The main idea of the film involves an exploration of infinity from several perspectives: mathematical, physical, philosophical, theological."
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Chorale is back!’ says new director

“We welcome singers from any department of the university and from the community,” said Michael Poll, music director and Klarman Fellow.
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Fascism expert: Italy is next in the European nationalist movement, here is why.

The outcome of the Italian election on Sept. 25 could have dramatic effects on the country and European Union, says professor Mabel Berezin.
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Archaeological conference expands discussion beyond colonial roots

'We saw this conference as a way to expand the conversation beyond Cornell.'
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Poet Solmaz Sharif, reading Sept. 29, considers ‘literary citizenship’

Her books of poetry are “Looks” and “Customs”; part of the Fall 2022 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series for the Creative Writing Program.
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Klarman Fellow tracks impact of social bonds on animal health

“My focus is on how an animal’s mother can impact a wide range of outcomes: in childhood, adulthood, and even between generations."
Margaret Rossiter

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Rossiter honored for 'writing women back into the history of science'

Her major work, “Women Scientists in America,” has redrawn the historical landscape of women in science.
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Martial law anniversary marked by ‘historical revisionism’

This year’s anniversary of Philippine martial law is momentous, says professor Christine Bacareza Balance.
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Kellogg honored for insight into mechanics of biological systems

The 2023 Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award is given each year to a woman who has achieved prominence while in the early stages of a career in biophysical research.