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Doctoral student’s work featured in Oxford Handbook chapter

The chapter is an introduction to the ideas and links between AI and politics.
Liliana Colanzi

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Professor’s book wins major literary prize

A book by Liliana Colanzi won a prize honoring the best short stories in Latin American and Spain.
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Amid refugee announcement, Biden seeks to relieve a backlogged asylum system

Cristina Maria Garcia, professor of history and Latino studies, comments on President Biden’s announcement that the U.S. will admit 100,000 Ukrainian refugees.
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U.S. can accuse Russia of war crimes, but prosecution will be elusive

Professor Oumar Ba comments on the likelihood of Russians being prosecuted for war crimes committed in Ukraine.
Tamika Nunley

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Prof. Tamika Nunley's book wins multiple prizes

Professor Tamika Nunley's book, “At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C.," has now won two awards.
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Myanmar genocide declaration could propel legal consequences

The Biden administration has declared repression of the Rohingya population in Myanmar amounts to genocide, a formal declaration, says professor Oumar Ba, that carries significant rhetorical weight, in addition to potential legal consequences.
Professor Jonathan Metzl

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Vanderbilt's Jonathan Metzl to deliver Krieger Lecture

Jonathan Metzl, the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University is the speaker.
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Drones in Ukraine have ‘irrevocably altered’ character of war

As the Biden administration sends Switchblade drones for Ukraine's defense against Russia, Cornell government scholar Paul Lushenko comments on the use of drones in this and future conflicts.
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Students can apply now for Summer Experience Grants

More than $500,000 will be available to help students pay for housing, food, travel costs and other expenses during an unpaid or minimally-paid internship or career opportunity
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Cornell historian says Russia’s war on Ukraine could be a catalyst

Ukraine’s President Vladimir Zelensky spoke to the U.S. Congress on March 16 in a direct appeal for help as Russia continues its bombardment. The war might result in new forms of international cooperation, says Cristina Florea, assistant professor of history.
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A&S Student starts first term on Ithaca's Common Council

A&S student Jorge Defendini '22, a new member of Ithaca's Common Council, is focusing on environment and housing issues.
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China must protect own interests in decision to provide Russia aid

Arts & Sciences China experts comment today as a U.S. national security advisor is expected to meet with a top Chinese diplomat; the first high-level talks between the two countries since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began.
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NYC, CU artists collaborate for “quarrelsome” opera production

The opera centers on a pivotal moment in French operatic history known as the “War of the Buffoons.”
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Ancient Rome offers insight into Russian aggression

Barry Strauss, professor of history and classics, says that a glance at ancient Rome may help in trying to understand Putin and the subject of war crimes.
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Putin unlikely to face ICC for war crimes in Ukraine

Oumar Ba, assistant professor of government provides context on the International Criminal Court as casualties mount in the war waged by Russia against Ukraine.
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diacritics journal turns 50

The journal, which is a review of contemporary criticism, is celebrating with an anniversary blog.
Natalie Wolchover

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Award-winning journalist offers master class on science storytelling

The class will cover how to turn discoveries in science and mathematics into compelling, accurate narratives that engage lay readers and scientists alike.
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Glass blower crafts intricate creations for Cornell scientists

The work of Karl Termini, scientific glassblower in the College of Arts & Sciences, saves departments money and time and ensures that scientists get exactly what they need.
Roald Hoffmann

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Nobel laureates show support for Ukraine

The letter, signed by 163 Nobel laureates, was drafted by Cornell Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann.
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Support Arts & Sciences on Giving Day March 16

Gifts allow the College to fulfill its mission: preparing students to do the greatest good in the world.