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History repeats with effort to protect voting rights, end filibuster

Prof. David Bateman comments on promised action on voting rights legislation this week
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Students engage with NYC Black ‘memory workers’ in Mellon seminar

An interdisciplinary seminar in the fall semester took students from Ithaca to New York City to explore African American heritage sites and the people whose work keeps this history alive.
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Alumni gift to A&S supports doctoral students in the humanities

A $5 million alumni gift will help to support doctoral students in humanities fields within the College of Arts & Sciences.
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Rural humanities projects explore NYS past and present

Five essays that explore how students created publicly-engaged projects are available online.
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Shortlist Announced for Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature

The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature recognizes excellent writing in African languages and encourages translation from, between and into African languages.
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Examining the impact of drone warfare on global world order

An upcoming book by a Cornell doctoral student explores a new field of study related to the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, typically referred to as drones, in warfare.
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Journalists discuss human costs of immigration policies

Three Pulitzer Prize-winning immigration journalists discussed the role of journalists vs. activists, trends in immigration patterns and the U.S. immigration crisis during a Dec. 1 event.
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World court decision sets ‘new precedent’ for cultural heritage protection

Professors Adam Smith and Lori Khatchadourian comment on the International Court of Justice's decision on cultural heritage protection.
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AI innovators to speak at Cornell BrAIn symposium Dec. 9-10

The symposium will bring together innovators to explore the connections being forged between neurotechnology, deep learning, natural intelligence and AI.
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Music department partners with student groups for Slope Day competition

Various musical groups and organizations at Cornell are creating a competition,"Big Red Idol," with winners performing at Slope Day 2022.
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Nexus Scholars Program applications now open

The program connects undergraduates in A&S with opportunities to work side by side on research with Cornell faculty from across the College.
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What to read in 2022? A&S faculty weigh in

A&S faculty offer book and poetry recommendations for the new year.
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Cornell, Ithaca College effort moves housing project forward

Research from a team of Cornell and Ithaca College faculty and students provided key insights to Tompkins County legislators as they recently approved funding for a new housing program to help formerly incarcerated people.
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eLab student entrepreneurs make their first pitches to NYC alumni

Students in 20 businesses pitched their ideas to 150 Cornell alumni, investors and friends during the eLab pitch night Nov. 11 at Cornell Tech in New York City.
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arXiv founder Ginsparg wins Einstein Foundation Berlin Award

The inaugural Einstein Foundation Berlin Award for Promoting Quality in Research by the Einstein Foundation has been awarded to Paul Ginsparg, professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of information science in the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, for his work in developing arXiv.org, the first platform to make scientific preprints immediately available globally.
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Three professors elected as APS fellows

Kyle Shen, Kin Fai Mak and Lawrence Gibbons named APS fellows.
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Declining birth rate reflects difficulty of combining work and child rearing

Prof. Vida Maralani comments on the declining birthrate in the U.S.
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Two juniors receive Caplan Travel Fellowships

Garrett Emmons '23 and Hannah Master '23 won fellowships worth $5,000 to study and conduct research in Italy and Israel, respectively.
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Students reflect on Marsalis visit: ‘He really touched my soul’

Wynton Marsalis visited campus Nov. 1-6 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large.
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Migration treaty violations, trade central to U.S.-Mexico-Canada summit

Prof. Gustavo Flores-Macías comments on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada summit on Nov. 18, 2021.