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Cornell, Tanzanian students share knowledge in new exchange program

A new exchange program will present biomedical students from Cornell and Arusha Technical College in Tanzania with opportunities from opposite sides of the globe.

TINY cancer detection device proves effective in Uganda testing

A Cornell-built hand-held device for detecting a form of cancer common in sub-Saharan Africa was successful in initial testing in Uganda.

Economist, UN adviser Jeffrey Sachs to speak on democracy Sept. 12

Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs will present a lecture, “Reclaiming America’s Democracy,” on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in Statler Auditorium, Statler Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

South and Southeast Asia Programs named National Resource Centers

The South Asia Program and Southeast Asia Program received more than $3.9 million in Title VI grants under the federal National Resource Centers and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships programs.

Field research leads to surprising results for historian

Historian Mostafa Minawi spent seven months in Sudan, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Somalia and Djibouti, tracking down details for his new book. The most surprising thing he found, he said, was how alive that history is in some areas.

Cities that support informal workers are trending

A growing number of international cities are taking more inclusive approaches for informal workers, such as home-based workers, street vendors and the self-employed, according to Cornell-led research.

Turkish researcher becomes her own subject

Turkish political scientist Simten Coşar has found the freedom to write and do scholarship at Cornell.

Stricter penalties announced for violations of US immigration regulations

An Aug. 9 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services memorandum revised guidance about how it is handling the implementation of the unlawful presence policy for international students.

International leaders in science, agriculture, justice arrive Aug. 27

A new cohort arrives on campus Aug. 27 for the 2018 Cornell Alliance for Science Global Leadership Fellows Program.