Skip to main content

Cornell Perspectives: Leuenberger on war for beginners

Cornell's Christine Leuenberger found herself in the midst of the most recent chapter of the Israel-Palestine wars and talked to people on both sides about their experiences.

Farmers succeed despite war in Mali

A partnership with SRI-Rice at Cornell and a local organization has made crop cultivation methodology available to farmers in Mali despite the outbreak of war.

Mukoma leads Kenyan journalists' theory workshop

Following a workshop he led in Kenya, Mukoma Wa Ngugi hopes to foster further dialogue between academic writers and journalists, using concepts of literary and cultural theory and criticism.

Students design, build sustainable house in Nicaragua

About 50 students involved with the Cornell University Sustainable Design group are working to research, design and build an affordable sustainable model home in Nicaragua.

'Engaged and excited' Brazilian students arrive on campus

Twenty-seven students from Brazil have arrived on campus for a year of study in engineering, life sciences, film and other fields, as part of an initiative funded by the Brazilian government.

Langwick wins grant to study African law

Anthropologist Stacey Langwick will use a National Science Foundation grant to study how new global intellectual property policies affect ownership of traditional medicine in Tanzania.

Experts discuss election and foreign policy in NYC

Fredrik Logevall and Jonathan Kirshner discussed foreign policy before an audience Oct. 22 at the Cornell Club in New York City, just before the televised debate on the topic.

Enthusiasm for professor's ideas sparks new organization

An interview English professor Satya Mohanty gave to the South Asian Review has created an explosive reaction and a new organization, the Global South Cultural Dialogue Project. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Skorton joins presidents calling for visa reform for international students

President David Skorton has signed a letter to Congress supporting visa reform to grant green cards to international students with advanced degrees in technical fields. (Sept. 17, 2012)