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‘Bombing among friends’: Historian probes Allied raids on Italy

In new book, Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science in the Department of Government, examines why Allied bombing raids during World War II killed tens of thousands of Italian civilians after the armistice signed in September 1943, when Italy was no longer an enemy.

Arthur Muka, economic entomologist, dies at 98

Arthur Allen Muka, M.S. ’52, Ph.D. ’54, whose work in applied economic entomology supported growers in New York and around the globe, died Dec. 7, 2022, in Ithaca.

Study shows how cells prevent harmful extra DNA copies

A protein that prepares DNA for replication also prevents the replication process from running out of control, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers. 

Travel worsens poor conditions for rural health aides

Rural health care workers face challenges tied primarily to long commutes, exacerbating poor working conditions in the home care industry.

Town hall to kick off Black History Month

Black at Cornell, a town hall and community event launches Black History Month on campus. Students, faculty and staff will gather to discuss global Blackness and the experience of being Black on campus – and finish out the night with refreshments and music.

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Peter Gierasch, planetary astronomer, dies at 82

Peter Gierasch, a Cornell astronomer whose mathematical models unveiled the tempestuous eddies and atmospheric tumult arising on other worlds, died Jan. 20 in Ithaca. He was 82.

New Visions shows high schoolers their engineering future

For the past five years at Cornell, New Visions has provided local students the opportunity to explore engineering careers and perform research activities typically experienced by college students.

Morse ’96 named A&S Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist

Prominent new media executive and veteran journalist Andrew Morse ’96 has been named the Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences for spring 2023.

ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute launches in New York City

Building off years of partnership with New York and national labor leaders to foster high-quality, climate-friendly employment that advances equity, the ILR School Climate Jobs Institute is launching Jan. 25 in New York City.

Work from home success linked to work/life boundaries

The benefits of working from home are greater for those who work solely during standard business hours, according to new ILR research.

Cornell, NYSEG pilot app to help consumers moderate electricity use

In a new pilot run by Cornell and NYSEG, participants will pay a flat rate for their electricity bill and use an app that provides information about how to reduce electricity use and costs.

Historian wins NEH grant for work on British-India empire building

Robert Travers is taking a deeper look at the impeachment trial of Warren Hastings.

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