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Logevall wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Embers of War'

Historian Fredrik Logevall, the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies and director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, won the Pulitzer Prize April 15 for his acclaimed 2012 book, 'Embers of War.'

Panama president to students: 'Fight another round'

Part motivational speech, part socio-economic update, Ricardo Martinelli's April 11 talk wove personal anecdotes with statistics demonstrating the positive changes his administration has effected.

Micro transistor prototypes made at Cornell map the mind

Mind mapping: Building on prototypes developed at the Cornell NanoScale Facility, French scientists have produced the world's first microscopic transistors that can amplify signals from within the brain.

Students tackle social issues at Clinton conference

Cornell students at the Clinton Global Initiative University learned how to translate their social justice ideas into meaningful, sustainable action.

Social sciences project charts immigration shifts

The Institute for the Social Sciences' theme project Immigration: Settlement, Integration and Membership was the topic of an April 3 capstone lecture.

New partnership supports returning Peace Corps volunteers

A new Peace Corps/Cornell partnership will provide fellowships to returned Peace Corps volunteers seeking a Master of Professional Studies degree in the field of global development.

Students connect Belize classrooms, gardens, communities

Twelve Cornell students went to Belize for spring break for the course Experiential Garden-Based Learning, where they lead classroom activities that integrate gardening into the curriculum.

Europe teaches conflict, consensus, community

At an event April 1 at Cornell Library, Peter Katzenstein spoke on 'Europe in the World,' and winners of a student competition to create academic projects on European identities were announced.

Assié-Lumumba elected to CIES leadership

Cornell professor N'Dri Assié-Lumumba has been elected vice president of the Comparative and International Education Society for 2013-14 and will assume the society's presidency in 2015-16.