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Gingrich delivers talk on global role of U.S. to packed house

Former Republican Congressman and House speaker Newt Gingrich addressed approximately 600 people in Call Auditorium on March 22 on 'America's Role in the World Under President Trump.'

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Cornell signs letter to President Trump in support of 'Dreamers'

Cornell has joined more than 560 institutions of higher education in signing a letter to President Donald Trump March 16 asking that he support noncitizen students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program status.

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Historian to speak on American exceptionalism

New York University historian Greg Grandin will deliver three lectures on American exceptionalism in the Carl Becker Lecture Series, March 21-23.

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Immigration, DACA panel discussion set for March 17

"Immigration Chaos: DACA Students and Higher Education Grapple With Upheaval," a panel discussion, will be held Friday, March 17, at noon in Kennedy Hall's Call Alumni Auditorium.

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New online platform plays matchmaker for the public good

Research4Impact - a cross between Match.com and LinkedIn for academics, nonprofits and those working in the governmental sector - helps connect potential collaborators that could turn academic research into real-world results.

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Standing Rock leader decries pipelines on Sioux land

David Archambault II, chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Nation, spoke on campus Feb. 16 as part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Department of Natural Resources seminar series.

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North Korean escapee lifts the veil on his closed nation

On Feb. 16, a standing-room-only crowd in Myron Taylor Hall was granted a glimpse of North Korean life when defector "Mr. Kim" told about his life and escape to the United States.

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Ted Lowi, renowned political scientist, dies at 85

Theodore Jay Lowi, the charismatic Cornell professor of government whose seminal books became standards in political science discourse, died Feb. 17 in Ithaca, New York. He was 85.

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Cornell joins amicus brief in challenge to U.S. entry ban

Cornell University has joined 16 other colleges and universities on an amicus brief in a U.S. District Court case challenging the Trump administration’s executive order on travel and immigration.