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Einaudi Center to provide research help to doctoral students

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has selected 12 Cornell graduate students for the 2018 Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program.

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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Things to Do, Feb. 23-March 2, 2018

Events this week include a play about pioneering scientist Barbara McClintock; a concert tribute to Steven Stucky by Ensemble X; a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock and an experimental film series.

Proteins that package DNA participate in DNA repair

Proteins that function like spools to tightly wind DNA, called histones, play an active role in DNA repair, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine scientists.

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.”

Thousands turn out for Winter Employee Celebration

More than 3,000 staff, faculty, retirees and their families enjoyed chicken parmesan or a vegetarian meal at the Winter Employee Celebration Feb. 17. Many went bowling, took in a movie at Cornell Cinema or cheered on Big Red at one of several athletics events held the same day.

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Online auction to benefit the United Way is March 9

Not every listing in the upcoming Cornell United Way online auction, March 9, can be found only in Ithaca, but most of them are experiences or items unique to the area and many even unique to Cornell.

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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.