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Talk focuses on academic freedom post Oct. 7

On March 13, the Department of Near Eastern Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after Oct. 7,” one of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year events.

Defying the Odds: Pedro X. Molina’s Delicate Achievement

Cartoonist Pedro X. Molina, currently a visiting critic in the Einaudi Center, challenges Nicaragua’s dictatorship with a daily cartoon. In 2023 he was honored with the Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent.

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Cornell Tech’s Pierson named Schmidt AI2050 fellow

Emma Pierson, assistant professor of computer science at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, has been awarded an AI2050 Early Career Fellowship from Schmidt Sciences for her work seeking to use AI to promote equity.

Catherine Haggarty: light from within

This semester's Teiger Mentor in the Arts discusses her attraction to sketching, airbrush guns, and mentorship before her artist talk on March 14.

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Emerging salmonella variety in dairy cows worsens antimicrobial resistance

A study of more than 5,000 salmonella bacteria isolated over 15 years from dairy cattle samples in the Northeast reveals a significant increase in resistance to the antimicrobial medications ampicillin, florfenicol and ceftiofur.

Citizens often act against self-interest in granting police consent

New ILR School research suggests that obtaining true consent is difficult because most people are compliant and struggle to say “no.”

Concert celebrates International Women’s Day

The annual Empowerment Through Music concert will be held Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 pm in Sage Chapel.

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Digital campus guide makes Cornell Tech more accessible

Cornell Tech has launched a new digital guide highlighting the many cultural attributes of its campus on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and cultural app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Excellence ascending: Engineering's women leadership at historic high

For the first time in Cornell Engineering’s history, every school and department currently has, or will soon have, a woman faculty member on the college’s executive leadership team. The milestone comes as the college celebrates the 140th anniversary of its first woman engineer.

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Rwandan leader to give Konvitz lecture

Freddy Mutanguha works to prevent genocide and mass atrocities through peace and humanity education, and advocates for forgiveness as an element of post-conflict reconstruction.

Daniel Baugh, ‘giant’ of British maritime history, dies at 92

Daniel A. Baugh, professor emeritus of history, died Feb. 9 at his home in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was 92.

Events celebrate Nabokov as butterfly scientist

On March 14 and 15, a series of free public events at Mann Library will celebrate Russian novelist and former Cornell professor Vladimir Nabokov's lesser-known but impactful contributions to the science of collecting, classifying and understanding the prismatic world of butterflies.