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AMST 2001 bridges the gap between Cornell and Cornellians

First-person essay from the spring 2021 undergraduate teaching assistant for course “The First American University” (AMST 2001) about how the class has allowed her to see Cornell as more than merely an institution.
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Jason Koski/Cornell University Corey Ryan Earle ’07 began teaching the Cornell history course The First American University (AMST 2001) in spring 2011.


Cornell history course marks 10 years of community

When Corey Ryan Earle ’07 began teaching the Cornell history course The First American University, he had several goals, including giving students a deep understanding and shared appreciation for Cornell’s uniqueness and many pioneering “firsts.” But he didn’t anticipate that 10 years later, the course would create a multigenerational, international community, thousands strong, connected by their ties to the university.
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Alum’s film to be available for online sneak peek Oct. 16

Director Robert H. Lieberman ’62 takes viewers on a journey into the vast and little-known country of Mongolia in his latest film, “Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan,” in a one-week online sneak peek beginning Oct. 16.

Cornell Cinema and Cinemapolis of Ithaca are presenting the advance showings, ahead of the film’s international release. The film will be available for two-day rental, for $12.

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Thousands connect virtually for Reunion 2020

Content has been viewed by alumni from six continents and 77 countries, from the Class of 1937 to the Class of 2020.
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Diverse alums gather for conversations on race, justice

John Rawlins III '06, president of the Cornell Black Alumni Association, urged listeners to give the black community space to “share how we feel and to express what we want.”
 Shaun Nichols


Faculty profiles: New hires bring vitality to campus

This Ezra series profiles recently hired faculty members across Cornell’s colleges, schools and units. In their own ways, these researchers, scholars and teachers embody the university’s creative and collaborative vitality.

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Einaudi student workers jump into global careers

Last year, Jenna Robinson ’19 was a communications major and student technical assistant at the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. Now she’s an associate product marketing manager at YouTube in San Francisco.

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Cornellians in China help send medical supplies to NYC, Ithaca

Cornell alumni, parents and friends have helped source and deliver more than 19,600 N95 respirator masks, 94,000 surgical and face masks, 59,000 surgical gloves, 2,600 sets of coveralls and other supplies.
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Crossing boundaries: Cornell’s thriving research ecosystem

"Cornell's collaborative culture drives innovation, which leaves a lasting impression on our students.”
 Barbara A. Knuth


Graduate students help drive Cornell’s research mission

I am inspired daily by the scholarly work of our graduate students. Their innovations and intellectual energy are vital to Cornell’s research productivity.

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Action figures in classical literature

This column by Michael Fontaineprofessor of classics and Cornell’s associate vice provost for undergraduate education, appears in this month's Ezra Magazine.

There’s a great story from the ancient world. As Cicero tells it, it goes like this:

 Sharice Davids


Five alumni to serve in the 116th Congress

Sharice Davids J.D. '10 is one of the first two Native American women elected and A&S grad Kurt Schrader ’73 was re-elected to a sixth term in Oregon.
 Jordan Fabian '09


History grad has front row seat to D.C. drama

When Jordan Fabian ’09 walks the halls of the White House, he always has three questions in his mind, just in case President Donald Trump happens to pass him in the hallway.
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Alumna researches the politics of infrastructure in Puerto Rico

Rosa Ficek '03 majored in anthropology and Spanish as an undergrad at Cornell.