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Pelosi meets Cornell students at UN climate change meeting

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited with Cornell students at the 25th annual United Nations’ Conference of the Parties climate change conference, Dec. 3 in Madrid, Spain.

Nina Acharya ’19 awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Medical student Nina Acharya ’19, one of 11 newly elected Rhodes Scholars from Canada, will go to Oxford University next fall to study children’s nutrition interventions in vulnerable communities.

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Cornell China Center fosters collaboration at Beijing events

On Nov. 18, Cornell leaders, faculty, alumni, collaborators and friends celebrated the university’s long history of collaboration with China with two events in Beijing: an academic symposium and a Cornell-China forum.

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Simulating amino acid starvation may improve dengue vaccines

Researchers from the University of Hyderabad in India and the College of Veterinary Medicine have identified a compound that could be part of a strategy to improve the effectiveness of the dengue vaccine.

Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Cornell nutrition research will inform WHO guidelines, policy

A systematic review on the benefits and safety of fortifying wheat or maize flour with folic acid and population health outcomes was led by scientists in the Division of Nutritional Sciences.

New podcast episode explores racism and resilience

“Lived Experience,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series, explores global racial hierarchies and their remedies.

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Ethics guidelines for international engagement developed

Cornell has announced a set of guidelines for ethical international engagement to help maintain relationships and collaborations overseas.

Call for faculty fellows to lead new Migrations Lab

The Einaudi Center and the Migrations Global Grand Challenge are seeking two PI-eligible Cornell faculty fellows to lead the newly established Migrations Lab; application deadline is Dec. 16.

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