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Humanities students present diverse research projects

Humanities students studying an array of topics presented their work at the A.D. White House.
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Harrison College Scholars tackle interdisciplinary research projects

This year’s graduating class of Robert S. Harrison College Scholars presented their final theses during a daylong event May 7 in Goldwin Smith Hall.
Graduating A&S Seniors in the class of 2022

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Grateful to be together: Meet the extraordinary class of 2022

Hear about the Cornell experiences of some of the amazing students in our graduating class.
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Finland, Sweden considering NATO not surprising given historical context

The announcement marks a turning point but is not entirely surprising from a historical perspective, says professor Cristina Florea.
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A&S student named Carnegie Fellow

Ben Feldman '22 will conduct research at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in D.C. after graduation.
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U.S. information warfare ‘fundamentally shapes conflict’ in Ukraine

Historian David Silbey says there is a long history of the U.S. using intelligence to help allies.
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European leaders show ‘creative diplomacy’ in Russian oil ban

The 27-nation bloc bridged economic and political differences to make a sixth set of sanctions, says government scholar Daniel Schade.
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Early Silicon Valley championed meritocracy through ‘flexible masculinity’

Klarman Fellow Charles Petersen won the Martha Moore Trescott Prize at the 2022 Business History Conference for his gender analysis of tech company leadership.
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Leaked SCOTUS opinion represents ‘new level of misogyny’

Philosophy professor Kate Manne calls the draft decision "a heartbreaking step back for the rights of women, and anyone who can get pregnant, in America today."
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Christian doctrine barely veiled in leaked SCOTUS opinion

Sociologist Landon Schnabel, a scholar of religion and gender, finds Christian religion between the lines of a leaked draft opinion that suggests that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Two alumni win New York Times newsroom fellowships

Ishaan Jhaveri '17 M.Eng '18 and Anna Grace Lee '20 were named New York Times Newsroom Fellows for 2022-23.
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Protests in Sri Lanka unprecedented, unlikely to fade away

Pressure on the current government has not lessened, says Daniel Bass, manager of the South Asia Program and adjunct assistant professor of Asian studies.
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Russian gas threat could force European economy to reform

Cristina Florea provides a historical perspective on energy and economic development.
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First cohort of A&S Nexus Scholars chosen for summer research positions

Fifty undergrads in the College of Arts & Sciences will take part in paid research projects in Ithaca this summer with faculty from throughout the College.
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Biden admin rhetoric strengthens Russian propaganda about U.S.

Majorities in Russia, going back to the 1990s, have consistently believed Russia has reason to fear Western NATO countries, says professor Brynn Rosenfeld, who studies post-communist politics and public opinion.
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Despite election loss, Marine Le Pen influence in France to continue

This was Le Pen’s third try for the Presidency, professor Mabel Berezin points out, and in every try she gains more votes.
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Military aid to Ukraine comes amid ‘diplomatic dance’ on world stage

With President Biden expected to announce additional security assistance to Ukraine, Sarah Kreps comments on relations with Russia.
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Surprise, no surprise: round 1 of the French presidential election

Sociologist Mabel Berezin, an expert on nationalist and populist movements in Europe, comments on the French elections.
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PEN/Nabokov award winner M. NourbSe Philip to read her poetry April 14

The event is part of the Spring 2022 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series for the Creative Writing Program
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Russia’s role in U.N. questioned amid war in Ukraine, atrocities

Historian Cristina Florea comments on the United Nations General Assembly vote on expelling Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council.
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