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Local and global efforts keep climate change fight alive

Atkinson Center executive in residence Jennifer Haverkamp lectures on global climate change prospects on campus Feb. 26.

Pollack receives Cassini model as inauguration gift

President Martha E. Pollack was presented with a model of Cassini on Feb. 16, commemorating three decades of Cornell participation in Cassini’s historic mission.

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Cornell, Yale scholars to debate role of law in preventing war

"Can war be prevented by law?” will be debated March 1 with the authors of "The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.”

Cornell-CARE team to advance gender equity, climate resilience in Niger

A Cornell-CARE team is embarking a new project to examine connections between gender equity and climate resiliency in Niger.

Field researchers power new wildlife health blog

A new blog provides first-hand accounts from researchers across the globe as they promote the health of animals, people and the environment

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Mann Award winner searches for HIV's Achilles' heel

Yi Wen, a fifth-year doctoral student in the field of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, won the 2018 Harry and Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

Wendy Wolford appointed vice provost for international affairs

Wendy Wolford has been named Cornell vice provost for international affairs, Provost Michael Kotlikoff has announced.

‘Arabic Movie’ explores Israeli cultural phenomenon

Israel and Egypt were at war in 1968, but every Friday night families across Israel gathered in their homes to watch Arabic-language Egyptian movies.

Infant skull binding may have conveyed privilege in ancient Andes

In a new study, Matthew Velasco, assistant professor of anthropology, explores how head-shaping practices in Peru hundreds of years ago may have enabled political solidarity while furthering social inequality in the region.