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The unexpected importance of the sea sponge in classical history

In the Society for the Humanities Invitational Lecture Feb. 15, art historian Verity Platt will present her research on the humble sea sponge.

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New NY Outcomes Fund pays farmers to adopt sustainable practices

The New York Outcomes Fund pilot will pay farmers in the Great Lakes watershed to adopt regenerative practices.

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When there’s an “I” in history

Enzo Traverso critiques a new trend in historical writing, in which historians place themselves in their books, framing their accounts of history as first-person investigations and revealing emotional ties to their subjects.

NIH grant to improve HIV-related cancer care abroad

The $3.5 million grant will go toward the improvement of screening and preventive treatment of cervical cancer for women living with HIV in low-resource countries.

New Sustainable Tourism program charts course for travel’s future

The virtual Sustainable Tourism Destination Management course seeks to educate and build cooperation at the regional level to protect environmental, social, and cultural heritage while facilitating inclusive community processes. 

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Internship offers undergrads multidisciplinary perspective in ag and food

A summer internship in sustainable agriculture and food systems enables undergrads from Cornell and across the country to work on a USDA-funded project focused on making policy more nutritious and sustainable.

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New Working at Cornell Website Launching in February

A new Working at Cornell (HR) website is launching on February 13 with a fresh, clean look and lots of user-friendly improvements and new features.

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Cornell Atkinson announces 2023 postdoctoral research fellows

Four next-generation scholars have been chosen as Cornell Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellows, forwarding projects focused on food security, energy transitions, One Health and climate change.

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Long-standing mystery about mRNAs resolved

A new Weill Cornell Medicine study solves a 50-year mystery and suggests that faulty mRNA modification may underlie some autoimmune and inflammatory disorders.

A&S welcomes 10 new Klarman Fellows to expanded program

Ten exceptional early-career scholars will join the College of Arts and Sciences this year as recipients of Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships, enabling them to pursue leading-edge research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Launch of ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute celebrated

The institute is a critical partner in New York’s nation-leading effort to address climate change, says New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon said at its formal launch.

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Study abroad students taste Cambodian culture

Cambodian heritage and history were the focus for 12 students, seven from Cornell, who traveled to Southeast Asia in January as part of the Cornell Winter Program in Cambodia, a two-and-a-half-week intensive study abroad experience.

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