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Humphrey alums help Nigerians harness solar power

A team from Cornell has partnered with Alfred State College and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure in Nigeria to help bring solar power to that African nation.

Eight grants focus on innovation in China

The Cornell China Center has announced eight China Innovation Awards to interdisciplinary teams of Cornell faculty, aimed at jump-starting collaborative research and developing research teams.

Many factory workers denied basic human rights, says ILR event speaker

Global capitalism can rob many of a basic human right: the ability to work in a safe environment for fair wages, Solidarity Center executive director Shawna Bader-Blau said in the ILR Union Days keynote address.

How hawkish is the Chinese public?

China’s citizens support greater reliance on the military and increased defense spending, according to a new study by Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government. But this is not necessarily cause for concern, she says.

Digital Ag Hackathon tackles pressing agricultural problems

Cornell’s first Digital Agriculture Hackathon saw students from a variety of disciplines come together to develop ways of addressing some of the world’s most pressing agricultural challenges.

BanQu CEO illuminates blockchain path to social justice

At the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, keynote speaker Ashish Gadnis described a pathway to positive social impact that could help people around the world rise from poverty, reduce gender inequality, vanquish black markets and bring light to shadow economies.

Einaudi Center funds Cornell dissertations with global impact

Twelve graduate students will spend this year refining their dissertation plans and testing the waters of global research with help from the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.

Bollywood biopic debuts at Cornell

Noted Bollywood director Nandita Das brings her breakout 2018 film “Manto,” the story of maverick writer Saadat Hasan Manto during the Partition of India, to Cornell March 14.

Evangelista part of Geneva Conventions 70th anniversary panel

History professor Matthew Evangelista was part of a recent panel discussion at an event in Geneva, Switzerland, marking the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.