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One object in the digital archive connected to the online game “Found in the Archive” is a Spanish postcard advertising a play from 1909, containing text that, characteristic of the time and genre, discriminates against disabled men.

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Online game replicates frustrations of research and disability

With a grant from the Society for the Humanities, Julia Chang has developed an online game with an undergrad computer science researcher, based on her research on disability in modern Spain. The game will launch during an online event June 2 at 2 p.m.
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EU lacks leverage in pushing privacy standards on Amazon, Microsoft

The European Union’s privacy watchdog, the European Data Protection Supervisor has opened two investigations into EU institutions’ use of cloud computing services offered by Amazon and Microsoft. Sarah Kreps, professor of government, says the EU is in a difficult position when it comes to privacy and cloud storage.
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Elizabeth Bundschuh

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Persistence and a little bit of luck: Finding a job during the pandemic

Members of the Class of 2021 are showing their resilience, graduating with exciting offers and embracing the next part of their journey.
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Dennis Schroeder/National Renewable Energy Laboratory A solar cell made with perovskite, shown here, show promise as an energy-efficient, scalable and longer-lasting way to create solar panels.

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Thermal analysis guides future design of 2D hybrid materials

Cornell engineers are the first to study thermal transport in 2D hybrid perovskites – a new class of materials with promising applications for photovoltaics and thermoelectronics.
Baobao Zhang

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Klarman Fellow Zhang named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar, Baobao Zhang, Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow in government, will investigate challenges governments face when addressing public perceptions of inequalities brought about by new technologies.
Ekaterina Landgren
Sue Longhini Ekaterina Landgren

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Applied math/astronomy student receives Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Ph.D. student Ekaterina Landgren has received a 2021 Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship. The program recognizes women pursuing doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences.
Estefania Perez
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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.

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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.
Charlotte Logan

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Linguistics doctoral student named Cobell fellow

Charlotte Logan, a doctoral student in linguistics, was recently selected as a Cobell Graduate Summer Research Fellow. Administered on behalf of the Cobell Board of Trustees by Indigenous Education, Inc., Logan is one of six fellows for 2021.
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Superfluid reacts strangely under pressure change

A Cornell-led collaboration identified an unusual behavior of superfluid helium-3 when it undergoes a phase transition between two different superfluid states – a transition that theoretically shouldn’t happen reliably.
Stella Ocker

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Student Spotlight: Stella Ocker

Stella Ocker, a doctoral candidate in astronomy and space sciences, chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to the intellectually rigorous research and supportive environment.
Charlotte Logan

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Student Spotlight: Charlotte Logan

Charlotte Logan is a doctoral student in linguistics from Syracuse, New York. She chose to pursue further study at Cornell due to its location in the Haudenosaunee homelands and the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program.
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Alumnus, professor team creates data insight company

Reality Check Insights delivers data insights related to people’s attitudes, preferences and behaviors.
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Superconducting quantum material has an organic twist

An interdisciplinary team of Cornell researchers has created a cohort of new quantum metamaterials that can achieve superconductivity at temperatures competitive with state-of-the-art solid-state materials synthesis.
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Mice licking could reveal mysteries of the human brain

Cornell researchers have developed a technique for revealing how the motor cortex in the brain works.
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Cornell Lifted raises spirits prior to finals

Faculty, staff and students awoke to an outsized display of positivity on May 14, finding the Arts Quad filled with more than 500 balloons anchored to messages of gratitude from Cornellians to each other.
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Classics active learning course explores differences in ways of writing

A classics course provided students with a hands-on understanding of the processes behind writing and writing systems in all parts of the world
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$2M in New Frontier Grants boost high-impact A&S research

Research supported by the 14 grants ranges from the physics of quantum computing to the design of new musical instruments.
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Cornell shares land acknowledgement

The university’s acknowledgment states that the Ithaca campus is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ', also known as the Cayuga Nation.
Estefania Perez ’21 in front of the Supreme Court.
Estefania Perez ’21 in front of the Supreme Court.

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Pathways program graduates feel prepped for careers

The Pathways Internship Program helps first-generation students find summer opportunities through career guidance and financial support.
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