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Humanities Scholars explore future careers through legal internships

Two students in the College explored legal careers this summer thanks in part to grants from the Humanities Scholars Program.
Geoffrey Coates

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Coates wins 2022 Eni Award for environmental solutions in chemistry

An international honor recognizes Prof. Geoffrey Coates for innovations in sustainable plastics.
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Harrison College Scholars explore politics, wellness, environment in summer work

From Ithaca to Hawaii to Ecuador, students in the Robert S. Harrison College Scholars Program took advantage of the summer as a time to explore their research interests.
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With visit to Taiwan, Pelosi upsets Xi-Biden’s balancing act

Government Prof. Allen Carlson comments on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
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Study identifies 'transformative learning experiences’ of field courses

While many scientists say field courses shaped their careers and benefit their students, few studies quantify their effects. Cornell researchers want to change that.
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Book views virtual, real world through a new media artist’s eyes

In a new book, Prof. Timothy Murray illuminates technological improvisation at the intersection of art and politics.
Book cover: The Zelensky Method

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‘The Zelensky Method’ unpacks Ukrainian president’s panache

In an extended essay, Grant Farred focuses on actor-turned-wartime president, examining the intersection of pop culture and politics.
Austin Bunn

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PMA prof honored with fellowship for screenwriting work

Austin Bunn, associate professor of performing and media arts, has been awarded a New York State Council for the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in screenwriting.
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Exploring life in front of a classroom

Stephanie Naing is working with sixth and seventh graders this summer who want to gain entrance into New York City's independent schools.
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Chasing carbon from trees to soils

A group of students, including some in the Nexus Scholars Program, completed field work and analysis this summer on soil coming from a long-term forest fertilization experiment.
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Internship offers insights into banking career

Eros Georgiou ’25 is spending the summer exploring a career in banking, with help from a Summer Experience Grant.
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Student researchers explore changing chemical reactions

Undergrads in the Nexus Scholars Program used ultrafast laser spectroscopy to understand how organic semiconductors behave when they absorb and emit light.
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Studying connections between animal-human health

Their map will visualize research about the spread of existing or known and new or emerging zoonotic diseases.
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Center for Historical Keyboards summer academy hosts 12 young piano stars

Young artists from around the world will be immersed in one of the world’s most significant collections of performance-ready historical pianos, with performances open to the public August 1-6.
Poster: Communicating Mathematics

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Talking numbers: Cornell hosts math communication workshop

August 8-11, mathematics researchers and college-level teachers will discuss what it takes to communicate effectively among mathematicians, to students, and to the public.
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Klarman Fellow achieves ‘beautiful results’ with outstanding math problems

Christian Gaetz uses his specific focus in mathematics – algebraic combinatorics – to make exciting progress on open problems.
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Celluloid recollections: Cornell Cinema names new director

A new director, Molly Ryan, will take the helm of Cornell Cinema this fall, succeeding Mary Fessenden, who has led the organization for 35 years, eight years as 8 manager and 27 as director.
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Sustainability and spirituality in the garden

A group of students, including some Nexus Scholars, is learning practical skills related to sustainability and connecting them to community behaviors.
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NATO decision on Finland, Sweden strong on paper, future unclear

With NATO formally inviting Finland and Sweden to join its alliance after Turkey dropped its objections, classics and history professor Barry Strauss comments that history is full of alliances that amounted to little.
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New book documents lives of unaccompanied minors

For six years, Klarman Fellow Chaira Galli helped youths from Central America navigate the United States’ labyrinthine asylum process while doing an ethnographic study.